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The marriage and fatherhood provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.

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Roberts, Paula.
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Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP).
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The current conference agreement of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 contains provisions reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Among the provisions is a program of grants to promote healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood. This publication examines the funding and its uses and requirements. The House is expected to vote on the Act on February 1, 2006. (Author abstract)