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Seven Principles for Welfare Reform

by Martin Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

Last summer President Clinton signed into law the vast new welfare overhaul that the Republican Congress had sent him. The law abolished the federal government's welfare bulwark, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, replacing it with block grants and wide new authority for the states.

Now the states must design welfare programs that conform with the law. They could do worse than to follow the guidelines that Hoover fellow Martin Anderson set out nearly twenty years ago. Anderson's book Welfare: The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States, published in 1978, represents a tour de force-a thorough analysis of the welfare system, of the proposals for changing it, and of the practical and moral arguments underlying the entire debate.

Drive A Stake Through It

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

The passage of California's Proposition 209 has outlawed affirmative action programs in California's state government and made the status of affirmative action programs everywhere one of the most pressing issues of the day. Here Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell argues that there is precisely one way to deal with affirmative action. End it.

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Breaking the Environmental Policy Gridlock

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, January 24, 1997

Can we get Congress to stop the gridlock on our environmental policies?

Town Square

via Policy Review
Wednesday, January 1, 1997

News from the Citizenship Movement

The Liberal Rout: Why Conservatives Are Winning in the 1990s

by John Englervia Policy Review
Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Despite Clinton's victory, conservatives are winning -- state by state by state.

Town Square

by Adam Meyersonvia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

News from the Citizenship Movement

Welfare Reform: Can the States Fly Solo?

by Eloise Andersonvia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

Four welfare directors explain how their states will fight poverty

Laboratories of Democracy

by Bernadette Malonevia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

Bellwethers of realignment: Bernadette Malone on key races in state legislatures

We Hold These Truths

by Stephen Goldsmithvia Policy Review
Sunday, September 1, 1996

Mayor Stephen Goldsmith on the Tenth Amendment

Addicted to Failure

by Robert Portman via Policy Review
Sunday, September 1, 1996

National politicians must think locally to win the war on drugs

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