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Learn more about the establishment of welfare benefits for families and individuals with income restrictions including Supplemental Security Income. Find out how more recent welfare laws effected federal funding for welfare recipients.
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Aug. 26, 1996: President Clinton signs welfare-reform legislation (Thursday 23 August 2007)
On Aug. 26, 1996, President Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act in an attempt to end welfare.