How a Prolonged Shutdown Could Threaten Child-Care Aid for the Needy

By Alyson Klein

Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted in this article about the potential effects the partial government shutdown would have on TANF recipients.

"Right now, states have cushioned recipients from the negative consequences, and I'm really grateful to them for doing that. I just don't think anyone knows how long they'll be able to do this," Lower-Basch said.

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