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 One in Five SNAP Recipients Has No Other Income http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/one-in-five-snap-recipients-have-no-other-income Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:22:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/one-in-five-snap-recipients-have-no-other-income Food and Nutrition Service Releases Q&A on SNAP E&T Pilots http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-and-nutrition-service-releases-qa-on-snap-et-pilots Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:59:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-and-nutrition-service-releases-qa-on-snap-et-pilots Time to Lift the Lifetime Bans on Safety Net Benefits http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/time-to-lift-the-lifetime-bans-on-safety-net-benefits Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:51:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/time-to-lift-the-lifetime-bans-on-safety-net-benefits House Holds Hearing on SNAP E&T Pilots http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-holds-hearing-on-snap-et-pilots Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:13:28 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-holds-hearing-on-snap-et-pilots Economy Slowly Recovers but Millions Still Hungry http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/economy-slowly-recovers-but-millions-still-hungry Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:16:11 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/economy-slowly-recovers-but-millions-still-hungry California Takes Important Steps on Benefit Access http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/california-takes-important-steps-on-benefit-access Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:05:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/california-takes-important-steps-on-benefit-access SNAP Employment and Training Pilots an Opportunity for Innovative Strategies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-employment-and-training-pilots-an-opportunity-for-innovative-strategies Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:08:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-employment-and-training-pilots-an-opportunity-for-innovative-strategies Education Tax Credits Bill Takes a Partisan Turn on Way to House Floor http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/education-tax-credits-bill-takes-a-partisan-turn-on-way-to-house-floor Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:44:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/education-tax-credits-bill-takes-a-partisan-turn-on-way-to-house-floor Proposed Changes to Child Tax Credit Will Hurt Poor Children and Families for Years to Come http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/proposed-changes-to-child-tax-credit-will-hurt-poor-children-and-families-for-years-to-come Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/proposed-changes-to-child-tax-credit-will-hurt-poor-children-and-families-for-years-to-come TANF, SNAP Improvements Come to New York City http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/tanf-snap-improvements-come-to-new-york-city Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:33:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/tanf-snap-improvements-come-to-new-york-city Rockefeller CHIP Bill Would Extend Critical Programs for Children’s Health http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/rockefeller-chip-bill-would-extend-critical-programs-for-childrens-health Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:03:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/rockefeller-chip-bill-would-extend-critical-programs-for-childrens-health Summer Nutrition Programs Heating Up http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/summer-nutrition-programs-heating-up Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:34:19 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/summer-nutrition-programs-heating-up New York’s Paycheck Plus Pilot Can Inform EITC Expansion Policies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-yorks-paycheck-plus-pilot-can-inform-eitc-expansion-policies Wed, 28 May 2014 16:54:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-yorks-paycheck-plus-pilot-can-inform-eitc-expansion-policies Food Insecurity a Major Problem for U.S. Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-a-major-problem-for-u-s-families Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-a-major-problem-for-u-s-families ACA Provision Could Help Thousands of Foster Care Youth If Implemented Effectively http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/aca-provision-could-help-thousands-of-foster-care-youth-if-implemented-effectively Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/aca-provision-could-help-thousands-of-foster-care-youth-if-implemented-effectively House Budget Proposal Fails Poor and Low-Income People http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-budget-proposal-fails-poor-and-low-income-people Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-budget-proposal-fails-poor-and-low-income-people The Universal Credit: Not a Universal Solution http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-universal-credit-not-a-universal-solution Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:34:08 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-universal-credit-not-a-universal-solution President Proposes Expanding and Strengthening EITC To Youth and Childless Adults http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/president-proposes-expanding-and-strengthening-eitc-to-youth-and-childless-adults Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:41:46 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/president-proposes-expanding-and-strengthening-eitc-to-youth-and-childless-adults Community Eligibility: Setting a Place for All at the School Lunch Table http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-setting-a-place-for-all-at-the-school-lunch-table Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:26:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-setting-a-place-for-all-at-the-school-lunch-table Helping Unemployed Workers Access Benefits: A Q&A between Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Rachel Meeks Cahill http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/helping-unemployed-workers-access-benefits Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:30:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/helping-unemployed-workers-access-benefits Congress Enacts Farm Bill After Years of Debate and Negotiations http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/congress-enacts-farm-bill-after-years-of-debate-and-negotiations Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:01:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/congress-enacts-farm-bill-after-years-of-debate-and-negotiations Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day: Strategies to Promote Work and Reduce Inequality http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/earned-income-tax-credit-awareness-day-strategies-to-promote-work-and-reduce-inequality Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:31:10 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/earned-income-tax-credit-awareness-day-strategies-to-promote-work-and-reduce-inequality There’s a Role for All of Us in Helping Low-Income People Enroll in Health Coverage under the ACA http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/theres-a-role-for-all-of-us-in-helping-low-income-people-enroll-in-health-coverage-under-the-aca Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/theres-a-role-for-all-of-us-in-helping-low-income-people-enroll-in-health-coverage-under-the-aca Congress Continues Negotiations on Farm Bill: Protect SNAP! http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/congress-continues-negotiations-on-farm-bill-protect-snap Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/congress-continues-negotiations-on-farm-bill-protect-snap Misguided CTC Amendment Pits Vulnerable Communities with Each Other http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/misguided-ctc-amendment-pits-vulnerable-communities-with-each-other Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/misguided-ctc-amendment-pits-vulnerable-communities-with-each-other