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 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 What's Good for the Parent is Good for the Child: Access to Health Care Coverage Benefits the Whole Family http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/whats-good-for-the-parent-is-good-for-the-child-access-to-health-care-coverage-benefits-the-whole-family Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/whats-good-for-the-parent-is-good-for-the-child-access-to-health-care-coverage-benefits-the-whole-family Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/confronting-the-child-care-eligibility-maze Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/confronting-the-child-care-eligibility-maze Time to Carve Turkey, not SNAP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/time-to-carve-turkey-not-snap Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/time-to-carve-turkey-not-snap New Health Insurance Marketplaces Support Work http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-health-insurance-marketplaces-support-work Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-health-insurance-marketplaces-support-work SNAP Benefits Decline for Low-Income People; Cuts Highlight Importance of Nutrition Aid http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-benefits-decline-for-low-income-people-cuts-highlight-importance-of-nutrition-aid Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-benefits-decline-for-low-income-people-cuts-highlight-importance-of-nutrition-aid Curtain Rises on Health Insurance Marketplaces: Health Care for Millions of Uninsured is Just Three Months Away http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/curtain-rises-on-health-insurance-marketplaces-health-care-for-millions-of-uninsured-is-just-three-months-away Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/curtain-rises-on-health-insurance-marketplaces-health-care-for-millions-of-uninsured-is-just-three-months-away Taking Food from the Mouths of Children http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/taking-food-from-the-mouths-of-children Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/taking-food-from-the-mouths-of-children SNAP Benefits to Drop in November: Congress Considers Further Cuts http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-benefits-to-drop-in-november-congress-considers-further-cuts Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-benefits-to-drop-in-november-congress-considers-further-cuts House Subcommittee Learns about Strengthening the Safety Net http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-subcommittee-learns-about-strengthening-the-safety-net Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-subcommittee-learns-about-strengthening-the-safety-net In States Failing to Expand Medicaid, People of Color are Disproportionately Left Uninsured http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/in-states-failing-to-expand-medicaid-people-of-color-are-disproportionately-left-uninsured Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/in-states-failing-to-expand-medicaid-people-of-color-are-disproportionately-left-uninsured House Passes Farm Bill Without SNAP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-passes-farm-bill-without-snap Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-passes-farm-bill-without-snap Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: How House SNAP Cuts Would Make it Harder for Low-Income Workers to Get Ahead http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/two-steps-forward-one-step-back-how-house-snap-cuts-would-make-it-harder-for-low-income-workers-to-get-ahead Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/two-steps-forward-one-step-back-how-house-snap-cuts-would-make-it-harder-for-low-income-workers-to-get-ahead Senate Passes Immigration Bill; A Critical Step Toward Needed Reform http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/senate-passes-immigration-bill-a-critical-step-toward-needed-reform Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/senate-passes-immigration-bill-a-critical-step-toward-needed-reform The Unfinished Work of "Making Work Pay": Expanding the EITC for Childless Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/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/in-focus/the-unfinished-work-of-making-work-pay-expanding-the-eitc-for-childless-workers