in Wisconsin History
Governor Thompson introduces "the end of welfare" in 1996
W-2, Wisconsin Works.
On April 25, 1996, Governor Tommy Thompson signed Wisconsin Works into law. The new law ended the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program and replaced it with a program based on work known as W-2. This booklet explains the basic structure of the program and how Thompson felt it would address existing problems in the welfare system.
Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change|
Tommy Thompson and the Conservative Revolution
|Pub Data:||[Madison, Wis. : Division of Economic Support, 1996]. (WORK.6:W 69/2/1996)|
|Citation:||Thompson, Tommy. "W-2, Wisconsin Works." ([Madison, Wis. : Division of Economic Support, 1996]); Online facsimile at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1516; Visited on: 1/21/2017|