The Secretaries' Innovation Group proposed to and worked with Rep. Steve Southerland (FL-2) to pass the SNAP Work Demonstration as part of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the Farm Bill). The bill authorizes ten states to operate projects to engage able-bodied adults in TANF-like work and training activities. Similar demonstration projects were instrumental in paving the way for the landmark 1996 welfare reform law which created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Questions and answers have been posted and are available at the following link: http://www.fns.usda.gov/2014-snap-e-t-pilots
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