CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Report: States Have Flexibility Needed to Improve Efficiency, Access to Work Supports http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/report-states-have-flexibility-needed-to-improve-efficiency Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/report-states-have-flexibility-needed-to-improve-efficiency The Disastrous Consequences of “Repeal without Replace” of the Affordable Care Act: Millions of Americans Would Lose Insurance, Access to Health and Mental Health Treatment http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/the-disastrous-consequences-of-repeal-without-replace-of-the-affordable-care-act Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/the-disastrous-consequences-of-repeal-without-replace-of-the-affordable-care-act Fighting Child Poverty through Child Support Enforcement http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/fighting-child-poverty Mon, 16 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/fighting-child-poverty Work Support Strategies Initiative: 12 Lessons on Program Integration and Innovation http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/work-support-strategies-initiative-12-lessons-on-program-integration-and-innovation Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/work-support-strategies-initiative-12-lessons-on-program-integration-and-innovation Bolstering Non-Traditional Student Success: A Comprehensive Student Aid System Using Financial Aid, Public Benefits, and Refundable Tax Credits http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/bolstering-non-traditional-student-success-a-comprehensive-student-aid-system-using-financial-aid-public-benefits-and-refundable-tax-credits Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:45:57 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/bolstering-non-traditional-student-success-a-comprehensive-student-aid-system-using-financial-aid-public-benefits-and-refundable-tax-credits Work Support Strategies Forum: Next Steps in Health and Human Services Integration after King v. Burwell http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/work-support-strategies-forum-next-steps-in-health-and-human-services-integration-after-king-v-burwell Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/work-support-strategies-forum-next-steps-in-health-and-human-services-integration-after-king-v-burwell Comments on Discussion Draft of TANF Reauthorization Bill http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/comments-on-discussion-draft-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/comments-on-discussion-draft-of-tanf-reauthorization-bill Testimony by Olivia Golden on Work Incentives and the Safety Net http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/testimony-by-olivia-golden-on-work-incentives-and-the-safety-net Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:38:36 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/testimony-by-olivia-golden-on-work-incentives-and-the-safety-net TANF 101: Policy Briefs on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/tanf-101-policy-briefs Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/tanf-101-policy-briefs WIOA: What Human Service Agencies and Advocates Need to Know http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/wioa-what-human-service-agencies-and-advocates-need-to-know Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:00:40 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/wioa-what-human-service-agencies-and-advocates-need-to-know FNS Announces SNAP E&T Pilots in Ten States http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/fns-announces-snap-et-pilots-in-ten-states Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:51:06 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/fns-announces-snap-et-pilots-in-ten-states Access to Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Family Caregivers: An Analysis of State Rules and Practices http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/access-to-unemployment-insurance-benefits-for-family-caregivers-an-analysis-of-state-rules-and-practices Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:26:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/access-to-unemployment-insurance-benefits-for-family-caregivers-an-analysis-of-state-rules-and-practices Proposed Arizona Budget Widens Gap to Economic Security for Low-Income Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/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/work-supports/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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Poverty Fell in 2013; Children and Young Adults Still Face the Greatest Risks http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/new-census-data-tell-us-that-poverty-fell-in-2013 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/new-census-data-tell-us-that-poverty-fell-in-2013 EITC Expansion Proposals: What’s at Stake for Young Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/eitc-expansion-proposals-whats-at-stake-for-young-workers Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:57:44 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/eitc-expansion-proposals-whats-at-stake-for-young-workers How Today’s Safety Net Promotes Work – And How To Do More http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/how-todays-safety-net-promotes-work-and-how-to-do-more Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:35:19 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/how-todays-safety-net-promotes-work-and-how-to-do-more Untangling the Safety Net without Block Grants or Waivers: How States Integrate Programs to Benefit Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/untangling-the-safety-net-without-block-grants-or-waivers-how-states-integrate-programs-to-benefit-families Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:34:01 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/untangling-the-safety-net-without-block-grants-or-waivers-how-states-integrate-programs-to-benefit-families SNAP E&T Pilots - September 2014 Update http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-et-pilots-sept-2014 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-et-pilots-sept-2014 A Progress Report on the War on Poverty: Reforming Federal Aid http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/testimony-a-progress-report-on-the-war-on-poverty-reforming-federal-aid Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:35:43 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/testimony-a-progress-report-on-the-war-on-poverty-reforming-federal-aid SNAP E&T Pilots http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-et-pilots Fri, 30 May 2014 17:27:30 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-et-pilots Washington’s Basic Food Employment & Training Program (BFET) http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/washingtons-basic-food-employment-training-program-bfet Fri, 30 May 2014 17:28:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/washingtons-basic-food-employment-training-program-bfet ACA Provision Could Help Thousands of Foster Care Youth If Implemented Effectively http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/aca-provision-could-help-thousands-of-foster-care-youth-if-implemented-effectively Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/aca-provision-could-help-thousands-of-foster-care-youth-if-implemented-effectively A provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could help thousands of former foster care youth who face distinct health care challenges.  However, its success will depend on state implementation.  A new report co-authored by CLASP Executive Director Olivia Golden and Urban Institute Research Associate Dina Emam offers specific recommendations to states to ensure these young people benefit from the provision.

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Universal Credit: A Primer http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/universal-credit-a-primer Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:44:08 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/universal-credit-a-primer The Universal Credit is a major safety net overhaul implemented in the United Kingdom that merges a half dozen income assistance programs -- including cash benefits, tax credits, and housing subsidies -- into a single credit for low-income individuals and families. While the concept of simplifying multiple programs may seem appealing in theory, policymakers should take note of cautionary lessons from the United Kingdom’s experience. - See more at: http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-universal-credit-not-a-universal-solution#sthash.pPQFuDqT.dpuf

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SNAP Works: SNAP Work Requirements and Time Limits http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-works-snap-work-requirements-and-time-limits Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/snap-works-snap-work-requirements-and-time-limits The Unfinished Work of "Making Work Pay": Expanding the EITC for Childless Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/the-unfinished-work-of-making-work-pay-expanding-the-eitc-for-childless-workers Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/highlights/the-unfinished-work-of-making-work-pay-expanding-the-eitc-for-childless-workers