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Drop In Cash Assistance Leads To DES Shortfall

A cut in lifetime eligibility for a program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, basically cash assistance, has created a shortfall at the agency that oversees social-service programs.

Rachel Leingang wrote about this in the Arizona Capitol Times and she explains what's going on here.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.