PRWORPersonal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation (welfare-reform act of 1996)
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However, the impact of PRWOR upon the food stamp program may go beyond the specific food stamp provisions contained in the law.
What the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation -- PRWOR -- Act did was end the federally funded and administered Aid to Families with Dependent Children- AFDC -- program and provide block grants to each state to be administered as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families -- TANF.
Commented Thornton, "Keisha may have to quit school and take a low skill, low-paying job -- jeopardizing her long-term goals," as well as the PRWOR Act's long-term intent of "self-sufficiency."