Issue Brief 13-03
February 6, 2013

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant and related programs were last extended as part of the Continuing Resolution (CR) for fiscal year (FY) 2013. These programs are set to expire with the CR on March 27, 2013. In order for the programs to continue to operate and receive funding, congressional action to extend or reauthorize these programs will be required.