TABLE 8-2 State Approaches to Setting AFDC Need Standards in the 1970s and 1980s

Standard Setting Method

Used in 1970s

Used in 1980s

Local market basket pricing study

Alabama

 

 

California

 

 

Colorado

Colorado

 

Connecticut

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

Florida

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

Idaho

Idaho

 

Illinois

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

Montana

 

Nebraska

Nebraska

 

New Jersey

 

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

 

Oregon

Oregon

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

Vermont

 

Washington

Washington

Expenditure survey (of AFDC recipients)

New Mexico

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

Ohio

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

Texas

 

 

Virginia

 

BLS lower level budget (as is or modified)

Maine

Maine

 

Maryland

 

 

New York

New York

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

Tennessee

 

Utah

 

 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Multiplier or expenditure ratio

 

Illinois

 

Montana

 

 

 

Wyoming

Combination

Georgia

 

 

Iowa

 



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