Welfare Reform: Block Grants, Expenditure Caps, and the Paradox of the Food Stamp Program
Ronald F. King examines the connection between welfare policy and budget policy, analyzing block grants as a complex form of fiscal constraint. He shows why the food stamp program ultimately was not transformed into a block grant as part of the 1996 welfare reform, and he argues that the tension between entitlement protection and spending control has not yet been resolved.
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The Powell Doctrine
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PERSPECTIVES ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, 1992–2020
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