CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/rss CLASP In Focus Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Supports for Individuals with Disabilities Are at Risk http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/supports-for-individuals-with-disabilities-are-at-risk Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:42:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/supports-for-individuals-with-disabilities-are-at-risk SNAP, Raising People out of Poverty, Effective at Combating Food Insecurity http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-raising-people-out-of-poverty-effective-at-combating-food-insecurity Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:26:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-raising-people-out-of-poverty-effective-at-combating-food-insecurity SNAP Supports Work, Helps Families Stabilize http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-supports-work-helps-families-stabilize Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:30:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-supports-work-helps-families-stabilize Food Purchase Restrictions: A Bad Idea for SNAP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-purchase-restrictions-a-bad-idea-for-snap Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-purchase-restrictions-a-bad-idea-for-snap GOP Proposal: Dismantle Medicaid and Gut the ACA, Leaving Hard-Working Americans without Coverage http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/gop-proposal-dismantle-medicaid-and-gut-the-aca-leaving-hard-working-americans-without-coverage Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:46:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/gop-proposal-dismantle-medicaid-and-gut-the-aca-leaving-hard-working-americans-without-coverage EITC Awareness Day: 10 Reasons to Love the EITC http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/eitc-awareness-day-10-reasons-to-love-the-eitc Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/eitc-awareness-day-10-reasons-to-love-the-eitc Defying the Evidence, Congress Rushes to Repeal the ACA http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/defying-the-evidence-congress-rushes-to-repeal-the-aca Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/defying-the-evidence-congress-rushes-to-repeal-the-aca Delaying Tax Refunds Hurts Hardworking Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/delaying-tax-refunds-hurts-hardworking-families Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/delaying-tax-refunds-hurts-hardworking-families SNAP is a Key Element of the U.S. Safety Net http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-is-a-key-element-of-the-u-s-safety-net Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-is-a-key-element-of-the-u-s-safety-net Priority Housing Vouchers Best Intervention for Homeless Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/priority-housing-vouchers-best-intervention-for-homeless-families Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:31:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/priority-housing-vouchers-best-intervention-for-homeless-families Robust Training and Employment Services Are Proven Effective for SNAP Recipients http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/robust-training-and-employment-services-are-proven-effective-for-snap-recipients Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:39:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/robust-training-and-employment-services-are-proven-effective-for-snap-recipients Veterans Defended Us, Now We Need to Defend and Strengthen the Safety Net for Them http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/veterans-defended-us-now-we-need-to-defend-and-strengthen-the-safety-net-for-them Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/veterans-defended-us-now-we-need-to-defend-and-strengthen-the-safety-net-for-them It’s Open Enrollment for the ACA... Medicaid Enrollment Open Year-Round http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/its-open-enrollment-for-the-aca-medicaid-enrollment-open-year-round Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:34:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/its-open-enrollment-for-the-aca-medicaid-enrollment-open-year-round Over-Policing, License Suspensions Cause Chain Reaction in Black and Latino Communities http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/over-policing-license-suspensions-cause-chain-reaction-in-black-and-latino-communities Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:21:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/over-policing-license-suspensions-cause-chain-reaction-in-black-and-latino-communities SNAP Employment and Training Pilots Offer Hope for Strengthening Services http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-employment-and-training-pilots-offer-hope-for-strengthening-services Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:58:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-employment-and-training-pilots-offer-hope-for-strengthening-services Two New Briefs Highlight How Asset Limits Hold Back Public Benefit Recipients http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/two-new-briefs-highlight-how-asset-limits-hold-back-public-benefit-recipients Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:01:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/two-new-briefs-highlight-how-asset-limits-hold-back-public-benefit-recipients Labor Day underscores the importance of rewarding work http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/labor-day-underscores-the-importance-of-rewarding-work Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/labor-day-underscores-the-importance-of-rewarding-work People need Medicaid to work, not the other way around http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/people-need-medicaid-to-work-not-the-other-way-around Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/people-need-medicaid-to-work-not-the-other-way-around Community Eligibility Removes Red Tape, Feeds Millions of Children http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-removes-red-tape-feeds-millions-of-children Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-removes-red-tape-feeds-millions-of-children Food Insecurity, SNAP Participation Higher in LGBT Community http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-snap-participation-higher-in-lgbt-community Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-snap-participation-higher-in-lgbt-community SNAP Proposals to Ban “Junk Food” Ignore Realities of Food Insecurity http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-proposals-to-ban-junk-food-ignore-realities-of-food-insecurity Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-proposals-to-ban-junk-food-ignore-realities-of-food-insecurity Fewer Americans are Experiencing Food Hardship, but More Work Remains http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/fewer-americans-are-experiencing-food-hardship-but-more-work-remains Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:20:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/fewer-americans-are-experiencing-food-hardship-but-more-work-remains State Efforts Can Improve Access to Key Work Supports http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/state-efforts-can-improve-access-to-key-work-supports Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:32:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/state-efforts-can-improve-access-to-key-work-supports Arizona Cuts TANF Lifetime Limit to 12 Months—Harshest in the Country http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/arizona-cuts-tanf-lifetime-limit-to-12-months-harshest-in-the-country Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/arizona-cuts-tanf-lifetime-limit-to-12-months-harshest-in-the-country Misguided Medicaid Proposals Risk Jeopardizing Coverage http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/misguided-medicaid-proposals-risk-jeopardizing-coverage Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:38:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/misguided-medicaid-proposals-risk-jeopardizing-coverage