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 Amidst Reauthorization Discussion, Latest TANF Financial Data Released http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/amidst-reauthorization-discussion-latest-tanf-financial-data-released Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:14:37 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/amidst-reauthorization-discussion-latest-tanf-financial-data-released CLASP Comments on U.S. House Discussion Draft on TANF Reauthorization http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/clasp-comments-on-u-s-house-discussion-draft-on-tanf-reauthorization Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/clasp-comments-on-u-s-house-discussion-draft-on-tanf-reauthorization CLASP Reacts to Release of 2015 TANF Reauthorization Bill http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/clasp-reacts-to-release-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:57:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/clasp-reacts-to-release-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill Bad Policy for Kansas; Bad Policy for America http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/bad-policy-for-kansas-bad-policy-for-america Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:17:38 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/bad-policy-for-kansas-bad-policy-for-america California to Repeal Rule Denying Cash Assistance to Thousands of Poor Children http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/california-to-repeal-rule-denying-cash-assistance-to-thousands-of-poor-children Fri, 29 May 2015 17:24:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/california-to-repeal-rule-denying-cash-assistance-to-thousands-of-poor-children Child Care Reauthorization Promotes Access and Stability http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/child-care-reauthorization-promotes-access-and-stability Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:02:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/child-care-reauthorization-promotes-access-and-stability The Grand Canyon Isn't the Biggest Chasm in Arizona: Proposed Budget Widens Gap to Economic Security for Low-Income Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/the-grand-canyon-isnt-the-biggest-chasm-in-arizona Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:02:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/the-grand-canyon-isnt-the-biggest-chasm-in-arizona A New Year’s Resolution: Stop the Push for Drug Testing Applicants of Public Benefits http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-new-years-resolution-stop-the-push-for-drug-testing-applicants-of-public-benefits Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-new-years-resolution-stop-the-push-for-drug-testing-applicants-of-public-benefits New York City Rethinks TANF Work Programs for the 21st Century http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/new-york-city-rethinks-tanf-work-programs-for-the-21st-century Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:54:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/new-york-city-rethinks-tanf-work-programs-for-the-21st-century TANF Extended through Continuing Resolution http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-extended-through-continuing-resolution Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:20:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-extended-through-continuing-resolution TANF Came Up Short in Response to the Recession http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-came-up-short-in-response-to-the-recession Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:02:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-came-up-short-in-response-to-the-recession Less TANF Spending on Cash, Work Activities, Child Care http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/less-tanf-spending-on-cash-work-activities-child-care Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:40:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/less-tanf-spending-on-cash-work-activities-child-care A Step in the Right Direction, Minnesota Expands Access to TANF Education and Training Activities http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-step-in-the-right-direction-minnesota-expands-access-to-tanf-education-and-training-activities Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:21:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/a-step-in-the-right-direction-minnesota-expands-access-to-tanf-education-and-training-activities TANF, SNAP Improvements Come to New York City http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-snap-improvements-come-to-new-york-city Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/temporary-assistance/in-focus/tanf-snap-improvements-come-to-new-york-city 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