Updated version. This important resource from the House Ways and Means Committee provides descriptions and historical information on major social and economic programs, e.g., TANF, Medicare, Social Security, etc.
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the site provides access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice.
"This easy-to-use website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states." Casey Family Programs
"This publication combines historical source materials with contemporary reflections on the impact of the legislation from leaders in the field. Child protection, child welfare, and social service policymakers, practitioners, researchers, students, and all those interested in the story of child protection in America will find it an invaluable resource."
"The federal government makes more than 180 distinct investments in children. These include traditional children's initiatives, like education and child abuse and neglect prevention. They also include other investments that improve the lives of kids, like Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Children's Budget 2014 is a comprehensive guide to federal spending on children." From First Focus