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California’s Litigation Against the Tobacco Companies

February 18, 1998 - California’s Litigation Against the Tobacco Companies

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CalWORKs Welfare Reform: Major Provisions and Issues

January 23, 1998 - We recommendation various adjustments to the California Legislature established the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program in 1997.

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Federal Bill Would Reduce California's Child Support Incentive Funds

November 24, 1997 - Federal Bill Would Reduce California's Child Support Incentive Funds

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(1) Will California Meet the TANF Maintenance-of-Effort Requirement? And (2) $2.5 Million Deal Funds Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit

September 22, 1997 - (1) Will California Meet the TANF Maintenance-of-Effort Requirement? And (2) $2.5 Million Deal Funds Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit

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Will California Meet the TANF Maintenance-of-Effort Requirement?

September 1, 1997 - Federal welfare reform replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant program.

Hearing Handout

Federal Expansion of Children's Health Coverage Potential Savings That Could Provide Sources of State and Local Matching Funds

July 17, 1997 - The House and Senate budget reconciliation bills currently pending in Congress both provide additional funds for the states to expand health care coverage for low-income children. The Senate bill authorizes expansion to cover children in families with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level, while the House bill allows coverage in families with incomes up to 300 percent of the poverty level. Both bills require a state match, but at a lower matching rate than under the Medi-Cal Program.

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Welfare Reform Proposals

February 19, 1997 - Welfare Reform Proposals

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Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Health and Social Services Chapter

February 18, 1997 - Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Health and Social Services Chapter

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Welfare Reform in California: A Welfare-to-Work Approach

January 23, 1997 - In order to assist the Legislature in its efforts to formulate a welfare reform plan, we offer a welfare-to-work approach (or "model") for consideration. Our approach is based largely on the principles, or expectations, that (1) the welfare system should assist and encourage recipients to achieve self-sufficiency and (2) recipients should, as a condition of receiving aid, participate in activities designed to move them toward self-sufficiency.

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(1) Welfare Reform’s Immigrant Restrictions—County Costs Probably Less Than Projected, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

October 24, 1996 - (1) Welfare Reform’s Immigrant Restrictions—County Costs Probably Less Than Projected, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

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Welfare Reform's Immigrant Restrictions - County Costs Probably Less Than Projected

October 1, 1996 - On August 22, 1996, President Clinton signed into law major welfare reform legislation - The Personal Responsibility and Economic Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. This legislation could have a significant impact on the state and county governments. Counties, in particular, are concerned that their future costs of assisting indigent persons could increase as a result of restrictions and time limits on state and federal welfare programs. This update examines one of the aspects of the welfare reform legislation that has caused the most immediate concern to California counties-limitations on benefits to immigrants legally residing in the state.

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Federal Welfare Reform (H.R. 3734): Fiscal Effect on California

August 20, 1996 - Federal Welfare Reform (H.R. 3734): Fiscal Effect on California

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(1) Franchise Tax Board: Child Support Enforcement Program, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

April 26, 1996 - (1) Franchise Tax Board: Child Support Enforcement Program, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

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(1) Smoking Trends in California: Adults Down, Teens Up, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

March 25, 1996 - (1) Smoking Trends in California: Adults Down, Teens Up, and (2) Economic and Revenue Developments

Hearing Handout

Background Information on AFDC, SSI/SSP, Medi-Cal Programs, and Proposition 99

March 18, 1996 - Background Information on AFDC, SSI/SSP, Medi-Cal Programs, and Proposition 99

Health and Human Services Staff

Mark Newton
(916) 319-8323
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Health, Developmental Services and IT
 
Jackie Barocio
(916) 319-8333
In-Home Supportive Services/Aging Programs/Child Support/Veterans Affairs
 
Ben Johnson
(916) 319-8336
Medi-Cal/Hospital Finance/Managed Care
 
Sonja Petek
(916) 319-8340
Public Health/Developmental Services
 
Ryan Anderson
(916) 319-8308
CalWORKs/CalFresh
 
Brian Metzker
(916) 319-8354
Privacy, Security, and Technology
 
Corey Hashida
(916) 319-8315
Medi-Cal/Behavioral Health/State Hospitals/Health Planning and Development
 
Luke Koushmaro
(916) 319-8355
Medi-Cal/Long-Term Care/Family Health/Covered California
 
Angela Short
(916) 319-8309
Teachers' Retirement Policy/ Child Welfare/ Community Care Licensing
 
Ginni Bella Navarre
(916) 319-8342
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Human Services and Governance