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Author: David P. Bixler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: promise, increasing, work, participation, show, approaches, reform, three, states, welfare
Number of Pages: 61
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788147587
ISBN-13: 9780788147586

Reviews the experiences of three states -- Massachusetts, Michigan, & Utah -- under waivers with increasing the proportion of welfare recipients participating in work & work related activities intended to move them toward self-sufficiency. It examines the policies & programs these states initiated to increase participation in such activities, determines the participation rates these states have achieved under their programs, & assesses whether these states are likely to meet the work participation rates specified in the new welfare law. Charts & tables. Bibliography.

Author: Susan J. Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: experiences, states, three, budgeting, biennial
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2002-09
ISBN-10: 0756718406
ISBN-13: 9780756718404

Congress has periodically expressed interest in converting the Fed. budget process from an annual to a biennial cycle (BC). However, proposals to move to a BC raise a number of concerns. Both opponents & proponents of a BC have used states' experiences to support their positions. Currently, 23 states have all or part of their budget on a BC. This report studies the BC process of Arizona, Connecticut, & Ohio in detail. It examines how: (1) Arizona & Connecticut implemented their transition from an annual to a BC; (2) each of the 3 states budgets in the off year of its cycle, & (3) each of the s

Author: Bernice Steinhardt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pandemic, address, gaps, planning, states, continue, federal, agencies, influenza, assist
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437908357
ISBN-13: 9781437908350

The żImplementation Plan for the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenzaż states that in an influenza pandemic, the primary response will come from states and localities. To assist them with pandemic planning and exercising, Congress has provided $600 million to states and certain localities. This report: (1) describes how selected states and localities are planning for an influenza pandemic and who they involved; (2) describes the extent to which selected states and localities conducted exercises to test their influenza pandemic planing and incorporated lessons learned as a result; and (3)

Author: Liana Sun Wyler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: threats, policy, updated, security, evolving, failing, states, weak
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935427
ISBN-13: 9781437935424

Although long a component of U.S. foreign policy, strengthening weak and failing states has increasingly emerged as a high-priority U.S. national security goal since the end of the Cold War. The threats from these states include: providing safe havens for terrorists, organized crime, and other illicit groups; causing conflict, regional instability, and humanitarian emergencies; and undermining efforts to promote democracy, good governance, and economic sustainability. This report: (1) Provides definitions of weak states and describes the links between weak states, U.S. national security, and d

Author: P. Thandika Mkandawire
Publisher: African Minds
Keywords: states, africa, developmental, maladjusted
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1920299106
ISBN-13: 9781920299101

Author: Hiram Fuller
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: scenes, transformation, grand
Number of Pages: 326
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429004266
ISBN-13: 9781429004268

This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Published by: G. W. Carleton in 1875 in 329 pages; Subjects: United States Description and travel; United States; History / General; History / United States / General; History / United

Author: Anna Satcher Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hiv, aids, states, areas, united, dependent, cases, surveillance, report, infection
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437914640
ISBN-13: 9781437914641

Presents estimated numbers of cases of HIV/AIDS (cases of HIV infection, regardless of whether they have progressed to AIDS) from the 39 areas that have confidential name-based HIV infection reporting for a sufficient length of time (since at least 2003). These 33 states represent approx. 63% of the epidemic in the 50 states and the D.C. According to the number of reported AIDS cases, the 34 states with long-term HIV infection reporting represent approx. 66% of the cases in the 50 states and the D.C. From 2004 through 2007, the total number of new cases of HIV/AIDS increased 15% in the 34 stat
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