CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Expanding Education and Training Opportunities Under TANF http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/expanding-education-and-training-opportunities-under-tanf Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/expanding-education-and-training-opportunities-under-tanf Testimony for the Record for Hearing on Getting Incentives Right: Connecting Low-Income Individuals with Jobs http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/testimony-for-the-record-for-hearing-on-getting-incentives-right-connecting-low-income-individuals-with-jobs Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:54:32 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/testimony-for-the-record-for-hearing-on-getting-incentives-right-connecting-low-income-individuals-with-jobs Young Adults and TANF: Rethinking Work Activities http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/young-adults-and-tanf-rethinking-work-activities Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:18:37 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/young-adults-and-tanf-rethinking-work-activities TANF and the First Year of Life: Making a Difference at a Pivotal Moment http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-and-the-first-year-of-life-making-a-difference-at-a-pivotal-moment Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:32:13 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-and-the-first-year-of-life-making-a-difference-at-a-pivotal-moment Comments on Discussion Draft of TANF Reauthorization Bill http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/comments-on-discussion-draft-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/comments-on-discussion-draft-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill New Requirement: WIOA State Plans Must Describe How to Prioritize Services for High-Need Adults http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/new-requirement-wioa-state-plans-must-describe-how-to-prioritize-services-for-high-need-adults Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:19:15 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/new-requirement-wioa-state-plans-must-describe-how-to-prioritize-services-for-high-need-adults Testimony for the Record to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Human Resources on Improving Welfare Programs to Help More Families Find Work and Escape Poverty http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/testimony-for-the-record-to-the-u-s-house-subcommittee-on-human-resources-on-improving-welfare-program-to-help-more-families-find-work-and-escape-poverty Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/testimony-for-the-record-to-the-u-s-house-subcommittee-on-human-resources-on-improving-welfare-program-to-help-more-families-find-work-and-escape-poverty Questions to Consider When Reviewing Draft WIOA State Plans http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/questions-to-consider-when-reviewing-draft-wioa-state-plans Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:34:08 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/questions-to-consider-when-reviewing-draft-wioa-state-plans WIOA: What Human Service Agencies and Advocates Need to Know http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/wioa-what-human-service-agencies-and-advocates-need-to-know Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:01:31 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/wioa-what-human-service-agencies-and-advocates-need-to-know No More Double Punishments http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/no-more-double-punishments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/no-more-double-punishments Lifting the Lifetime Ban on Basic Human Needs Help forPeople with a Prior Drug Felony Conviction

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Goals for TANF Reauthorization http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/goals-for-tanf-reauthorization Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/goals-for-tanf-reauthorization Proposed Arizona Budget Widens Gap to Economic Security for Low-Income Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/proposed-arizona-budget-widens-gap-to-economic-security-for-low-income-families Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:13:59 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/proposed-arizona-budget-widens-gap-to-economic-security-for-low-income-families State lawmakers in Arizona are working furiously on a FY16 budget deal designed to reduce the state’s deficit.  Unfortunately, Governor Doug Ducey and Republican leadership in Arizona’s House and Senate plan to achieve these cuts by slashing funds for programs that support low-income children, families, and individuals in seeking economic security.

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New Research Shows Value of Subsidized Employment Programs to Employers, Employees http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/new-research-shows-value-of-subsidized-employment-programs-to-employers-employees Wed, 29 May 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/new-research-shows-value-of-subsidized-employment-programs-to-employers-employees On May 21, CLASP and the National Transitional Jobs Network (NTJN) hosted a webinar featuring Mark Elliott and Anne Roder of Mobility, presenting on new research they have conducted on the value of subsidized employment programs.

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Hearing Testimony on Waiving Work Requirements in the TANF Program http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/hearing-testimony-on-waiving-work-requirements-in-the-tanf-program Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/hearing-testimony-on-waiving-work-requirements-in-the-tanf-program Attached is an excerpt from Elizabeth Lower-Basch's February 28 testimony before the Human Resources Subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on waiving work requirements in the TANF Program. The subcommittee hearing focused on reviewing the Health and Human Services' proposed waivers of TANF work requirements.

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Alternatives to Drug Testing of TANF Applicants http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/alternatives-to-drug-testing-of-tanf-applicants Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/alternatives-to-drug-testing-of-tanf-applicants Innovative City and State Funding Approaches to Supporting Subsidized Employment and Transitional Jobs http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/innovative-city-and-state-funding-approaches-to-supporting-subsidized-employment-and-transitional-jobs Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/innovative-city-and-state-funding-approaches-to-supporting-subsidized-employment-and-transitional-jobs TANF Extended for Six Months http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-extended-for-six-months Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-extended-for-six-months Big Ideas for Job Creation: Rethinking Work Opportunity - From Tax Credits to Subsidized Job Placements http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/big-ideas-for-job-creation-rethinking-work-opportunity-from-tax-credits-to-subsidized-job-placements Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/big-ideas-for-job-creation-rethinking-work-opportunity-from-tax-credits-to-subsidized-job-placements Guide to Use of TANF and MOE Funds http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/guide-to-use-of-tanf-and-moe-funds Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/guide-to-use-of-tanf-and-moe-funds Creating Subsidized Employment Opportunities for Low-Income Parents: The Legacy of the TANF Emergency Fund http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/creating-subsidized-employment-opportunities-for-low-income-parents-the-legacy-of-the-tanf-emergency-fund Wed, 16 Feb 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/creating-subsidized-employment-opportunities-for-low-income-parents-the-legacy-of-the-tanf-emergency-fund Cash Assistance since Welfare Reform http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/cash-assistance-since-welfare-reform Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/cash-assistance-since-welfare-reform The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/the-temporary-assistance-for-needy-families-block-grant Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/the-temporary-assistance-for-needy-families-block-grant 2011 TANF Extension http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/2011-tanf-extension Tue, 07 Dec 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/2011-tanf-extension Lessons from the TANF Emergency Fund http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/lessons-from-the-tanf-emergency-fund Tue, 05 Oct 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/lessons-from-the-tanf-emergency-fund TANF Emergency Fund: State Applications Approved as of September 30 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-emergency-fund-state-applications-approved-as-of-september-30 Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-emergency-fund-state-applications-approved-as-of-september-30