Legal and Ethical Issues Concerning Welfare reform
* “I think we should acknowledge that some welfare programs in the past were not well designed and in some cases did encourage dependency.…” President Barrack Obama
The beginning of welfare in the 1930’s to President Clinton’s welfare reform in the 1990’s
A. Why did President Franklin find a need to begin welfare in the U.S.A?
B. What welfare did for America and who it helped?
C. How President Clinton reformed welfare, and why.
D. How effective President Clintons changed towards welfare have been.
I. President Franklin felt the obligation
II. Welfare was given to the people of America as a hand up to get back on their feet.
It helped anyone who needed the assistance.
III. President Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act.
IV. President Clinton’s changes pushed able bodied person(s) to work and support themselves and their families.
Legal Issues concerning welfare reform
C. Length of time
I. Immigrants that need Medicaid are not eligible.
II. To receive TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) people now need to be looking for a job, working or, evolved in job education.
III. People who are receiving benefits are limited to the time they can receive benefits.
Ethical Issues concerning welfare reform.
A. Helping Americans find jobs
C. Encouraging the formation and maintenance of two-parent families
I. Time limit
II. Decreased recipient fraud.
III. The idea of maintaining family stability was instilled through the reform of welfare.
A. Welfare reform benefits
B. President Obamas plan
I. The benefits in America from President Clintons Welfare reform act
II. President Obamas plan to “loosen” requirements for welfare recipients
“I think we should acknowledge that some welfare programs in the...