Helly Lee: Publications
Jun 25, 2013 | Helly Lee
SNAP Works: SNAP Work Requirements and Time Limits
Most SNAP recipients are either already working (13 percent of all SNAP recipients) or are not expected to work (68 percent) because they: are children or senior citizens; have a disability; care for a family member who is disabled; or care for a child under six years old while another household member is working. However, SNAP does have several provisions designed to encourage individuals who are not working to enter the workforce.
Jan 24, 2013 | Helly Lee
Research Shows Long-Lasting Benefits of EITC
The EITC is a widely successful program that has been shown to help lift families above poverty and contribute to the short-, intermediate- and long-term support of low-income families.
Oct 18, 2012 | Helly Lee
Comments on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Access to Health Care
CLASP comments on rule changes regarding health access provisions for young immigrants granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and reiterates the goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to ensure access to affordable health care.
Sep 07, 2012 | Helly Lee
Comments on Data Collection to Support Eligibility Determinations for Insurance Affordability Programs
CLASP submitted comments to CMS on proposed data collection for the single, streamlined application mandated in the Affordable Care Act.
May 09, 2012 | Helly Lee
House Priorities about Protecting Defense Spending at Expense of Low-Income Families
This week, the House Budget Committee debated and passed a harsh and unbalanced budget package that takes drastic measures to protect the defense budget-while making deep cuts to programs helping low-income working families and communities. The reconciliation bill is expected to make its way to the House floor for a vote this Thursday, May 10.