President Signs Child and Family Services and TANF Extension Acts

Today signaled a major victory for many children and families as President Obama signed two key pieces of legislation, extending benefits to families across the country. First, the Short-Term TANF Extension Act (H.R. 2943) would extend TANF grants to states through the remainder of the year. It does not, however, extend the authorization for TANF supplemental grants, which expired back in June. The President also signed the Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act (H.R. 2883), which reauthorizes Title IV-B through FY 2016 and reinstates Title IV-E waiver authority. CWLA applauds the President on the signing of these important measures.

Advertisements

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s