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  1. consequences and criticisms of TANF
  2. land quality problems in texas
  3. public policy
  4. The Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund
  5. state agency for environmental matters
  1. a -erosion
    -loss of mineral deposits
    -erosion of beaches and shipping channels
    -destruction of landscape
    -where to put waste
    -what waste to store
  2. b -the overall purpose behind individual government decisions and programs
    -result of public officials setting priorities by creating the budget, making official decisions, and passing laws
  3. c Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  4. d Money for the General Revenue Fund and the Available School Fund are allocated through the Omnibus Fund
  5. e it has not reduced the number of children born out of wedlock
    -most former recipients can not get out of poverty on the amount given to them
    -when recipients leave the TANF rolls they also loose their benefits of Medicaid and foodstamps

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. -economic development
    -poverty and welfare
    -environmental protection
  2. -reduce welfare caseloads, promote work and reduce out-of-wedlock-births
    -"reducing poverty" is not listed? wat?
    -has decreased the number of americans on welfare (60%) has increased the number of those returning to work by providing transportation funds and temporary shelters
  3. social programs financed in whole by taxation or other mandatory contributions by their present or future recipients
    examples:medicare and social security
  4. recruiting new industries
    -government installations
    -encourage the expansion of small businesses
    -foster a "good" business environment
  5. a form of national health insurance for the elderly and disabled

5 True/False Questions

  1. Progressive TaxA levy that weighs equally on all persons, regardless of their income

    EX: Income tax without deductions or exemptions


  2. agency responsible for watertexas water development board


  3. The Highway Motor Fuel FundMoney for the General Revenue Fund and the Available School Fund are allocated through the Omnibus Fund


  4. noncontributory programssocial programs that provide assistance to people on the basis of demonstrated need rather than any contribution they have made
    examples:TANF, Medicaid


  5. Goldberg vs. Kellyparents of students in edgewood isd vs. texas comissioner of education, state of texas


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