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 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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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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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 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 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 Analysis of Fiscal Year 2009 TANF and MOE Spending by States http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/analysis-of-fiscal-year-2009-tanf-and-moe-spending-by-states Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/analysis-of-fiscal-year-2009-tanf-and-moe-spending-by-states Extending the TANF Emergency Fund Creates Jobs Now http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/extending-the-tanf-emergency-fund-creates-jobs-now Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/extending-the-tanf-emergency-fund-creates-jobs-now TANF's Role in Expanding Economic Opportunity http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanfs-role-in-expanding-economic-opportunity Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanfs-role-in-expanding-economic-opportunity TANF Education and Training Resources http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-education-and-training-resources Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanf-education-and-training-resources TANF's Role in Providing Assistance to Struggling Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanfs-role-in-providing-assistance-to-struggling-families Thu, 25 Mar 2010 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/tanfs-role-in-providing-assistance-to-struggling-families What the TANF Emergency Fund Can Do for Your Cash-Strapped State http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/what-the-tanf-emergency-fund-can-do-for-your-cash-strapped-state Mon, 16 Nov 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/what-the-tanf-emergency-fund-can-do-for-your-cash-strapped-state Analysis of Fiscal Year 2008 TANF and MOE Spending by States http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/analysis-of-fiscal-year-2008-tanf-and-moe-spending-by-states Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/analysis-of-fiscal-year-2008-tanf-and-moe-spending-by-states The Safety Net's Response to the Recession http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/the-safety-nets-response-to-the-recession Thu, 08 Oct 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/highlights/the-safety-nets-response-to-the-recession