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AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: Poverty Experts on TANF’s 16th Anniversary

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Contact: Madeline Meth
Phone: 202.741.6277
Email: mmeth@americanprogress.org

Washington, D.C. — Today marks the 16th anniversary of the day former President Bill Clinton replaced guaranteed income assistance for the poor with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The following CAP experts are available to comment on the anniversary of this watershed moment in poverty policy:

To speak to CAP experts on this topic, please contact Madeline Meth at mmeth@americanprogress.org.

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Print: Katie Peters (economy, education, poverty, Half in Ten Education Fund, women's issues)
202.741.6285 or kpeters@americanprogress.org

Print: Tom Caiazza (foreign policy, health care, LGBT issues, gun-violence prevention, the National Security Agency)
202.481.7141 or tcaiazza@americanprogress.org

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202.478.5328 or ckiene@americanprogress.org

Spanish-language and ethnic media: Tanya Arditi
202.741.6258 or tarditi@americanprogress.org

TV: Rachel Rosen
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Radio: Chelsea Kiene
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