CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/rss CLASP In Focus Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 States Missing Opportunities to Count Education and Training Toward TANF Work Rates http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/states-missing-opportunities-to-count-education-and-training-toward-tanf-work-rates Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:48:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/states-missing-opportunities-to-count-education-and-training-toward-tanf-work-rates Suspicionless Drug Testing Ruled Unconstitutional; States Shift to Propose Suspicion-Based Laws http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/suspicionless-drug-testing-ruled-unconstitutional-states-shift-to-propose-suspicion-based-laws Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:24:28 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/suspicionless-drug-testing-ruled-unconstitutional-states-shift-to-propose-suspicion-based-laws Subsidized Employment Helps Long-Term Unemployed Reconnect to Workforce http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/subsidized-employment-helps-long-term-unemployed-reconnect-to-workforce Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/subsidized-employment-helps-long-term-unemployed-reconnect-to-workforce Support for Low-Income Families Falls Again http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/support-for-low-income-families-falls-again Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/support-for-low-income-families-falls-again Few TANF Applicants Test Positive for Drug Use; Testing is Costly and Ineffective http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/few-tanf-applicants-test-positive-for-drug-use-testing-is-costly-and-ineffective Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/few-tanf-applicants-test-positive-for-drug-use-testing-is-costly-and-ineffective Steps in the Right Direction: States Improve TANF Programs http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/steps-in-the-right-direction-states-improve-tanf-programs Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/steps-in-the-right-direction-states-improve-tanf-programs A Shredded Safety Net http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-shredded-safety-net Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-shredded-safety-net Supporting School Success for Children Receiving TANF http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/supporting-school-success-for-children-receiving-tanf Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/supporting-school-success-for-children-receiving-tanf TANF and SSI: The Rest of the Story http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-and-ssi-the-rest-of-the-story Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-and-ssi-the-rest-of-the-story Drug Testing of Safety-Net Applicants Stigmatizes Poor Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/drug-testing-of-safety-net-applicants-stigmatizes-poor-families Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/drug-testing-of-safety-net-applicants-stigmatizes-poor-families Waiving Work Requirements in the TANF Program http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/waiving-work-requirements-in-the-tanf-program Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/waiving-work-requirements-in-the-tanf-program Using TANF to Fight Family Homelessness http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/using-tanf-to-fight-family-homelessness Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/using-tanf-to-fight-family-homelessness News Reports Highlight Why TANF Flexibility is Needed http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/news-reports-highlight-why-tanf-flexibility-is-needed Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/news-reports-highlight-why-tanf-flexibility-is-needed Alternatives to Drug Testing of TANF Applicants http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/alternatives-to-drug-testing-of-tanf-applicants Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/alternatives-to-drug-testing-of-tanf-applicants TANF Extended for Six Months http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-extended-for-six-months Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-extended-for-six-months On TANF Anniversary, Time for Policymakers to Work on More than Rhetoric http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/on-tanf-anniversary-time-for-policymakers-to-work-on-more-than-rhetoric Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/on-tanf-anniversary-time-for-policymakers-to-work-on-more-than-rhetoric New TANF Guidance for States http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/new-tanf-guidance-for-states Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/new-tanf-guidance-for-states EBT Blocking Rules Should Minimize Harm to Low-income Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/ebt-blocking-rules-should-minimize-harm-to-low-income-families Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/ebt-blocking-rules-should-minimize-harm-to-low-income-families TANF Funding Cuts Result in Less Assistance to Poor Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-funding-cuts-result-in-less-assistance-to-poor-families Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-funding-cuts-result-in-less-assistance-to-poor-families More to Learn about the Needs of Children Receiving TANF http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/more-to-learn-about-the-needs-of-children-receiving-tanf Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/more-to-learn-about-the-needs-of-children-receiving-tanf Subsidized Jobs a Good Strategy, But Comprehensive Jobs Creation Strategy Still Needed http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/subsidized-jobs-a-good-strategy-but-comprehensive-jobs-creation-strategy-still-needed Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/subsidized-jobs-a-good-strategy-but-comprehensive-jobs-creation-strategy-still-needed EBT Restrictions Stigmatize Struggling Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/ebt-restrictions-stigmatize-struggling-families Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/ebt-restrictions-stigmatize-struggling-families Congressional Deadlock Leaves TANF Funding in Limbo; January Benefits Should Not be Affected http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/congressional-deadlock-leaves-tanf-funding-in-limbo-january-benefits-should-not-be-affected Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/congressional-deadlock-leaves-tanf-funding-in-limbo-january-benefits-should-not-be-affected Targeting Poor Children for Parents' Debts Is Bad Policy http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/targeting-poor-children-for-parents-debts-is-bad-policy Thu, 08 Dec 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/targeting-poor-children-for-parents-debts-is-bad-policy TANF Reauthorization http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-reauthorization Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-reauthorization