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 Repealing the ACA is Still a Bad Idea http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/repealing-the-aca-is-still-a-bad-idea Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/repealing-the-aca-is-still-a-bad-idea In Midst of Health Care Turmoil, States Step up for Immigrant Children http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/in-midst-of-health-care-turmoil-states-step-up-for-immigrant-children Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/in-midst-of-health-care-turmoil-states-step-up-for-immigrant-children New Senate Health Care Bill Isn’t Really “New”; Still guts Medicaid and risks coverage for millions http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-senate-health-care-bill-isnt-really-new-still-guts-medicaid-and-risks-coverage-for-millions Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-senate-health-care-bill-isnt-really-new-still-guts-medicaid-and-risks-coverage-for-millions Health Care Vote Delayed in Senate; Significant Threats Still Loom http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/health-care-vote-delayed-in-senate-significant-threats-still-loom Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/health-care-vote-delayed-in-senate-significant-threats-still-loom Medicaid Work Requirements Ignore Reality of Low-Wage Work http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-work-requirements-ignore-reality-of-low-wage-work Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-work-requirements-ignore-reality-of-low-wage-work States Remove SNAP, TANF Penalties that Undermined the Formerly Incarcerated http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/states-remove-snap-tanf-penalties-that-undermined-the-formerly-incarcerated Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:33:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/states-remove-snap-tanf-penalties-that-undermined-the-formerly-incarcerated State Medicaid Waiver Proposals Threaten Health Coverage http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/state-medicaid-waiver-proposals-threaten-health-coverage Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/state-medicaid-waiver-proposals-threaten-health-coverage SNAP Cuts Would Crush Families, State Budgets http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-cuts-would-crush-families-state-budgets Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:44:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-cuts-would-crush-families-state-budgets The President’s Budget Would be Devastating for Children with Special Needs http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-presidents-budget-would-be-devastating-for-children-with-special-needs Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-presidents-budget-would-be-devastating-for-children-with-special-needs Community Eligibility: A Remedy for Lunch Shaming in Some School Districts http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-a-remedy-for-lunch-shaming-in-some-school-districts Wed, 24 May 2017 16:56:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/community-eligibility-a-remedy-for-lunch-shaming-in-some-school-districts What is SNAP and Who Does it Serve? http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/what-is-snap-and-who-does-it-serve Tue, 16 May 2017 11:42:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/what-is-snap-and-who-does-it-serve Regulatory Changes to Health Care Marketplaces Roll Back Key Protections http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/regulatory-changes-to-health-care-marketplaces-roll-back-key-protections Mon, 15 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/regulatory-changes-to-health-care-marketplaces-roll-back-key-protections Medicaid is Critical to Addressing Price’s Top Priorities http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-is-critical-to-addressing-prices-top-priorities Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-is-critical-to-addressing-prices-top-priorities Low-Income Fathers Struggle to Pay Child Support http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/low-income-fathers-struggle-to-pay-child-support Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:31:13 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/low-income-fathers-struggle-to-pay-child-support Medicaid Waivers Should Advance Health Care – not Undermine It http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-waivers-should-advance-health-care-not-undermine-it Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:48:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-waivers-should-advance-health-care-not-undermine-it The Important Role of Tax Policy in Promoting Economic Mobility http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-important-role-of-tax-policy-in-promoting-economic-mobility Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/the-important-role-of-tax-policy-in-promoting-economic-mobility A Golden Opportunity for Expanding Health Care http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/a-golden-opportunity-for-expanding-health-care Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/a-golden-opportunity-for-expanding-health-care Kansas Legislature Passes Medicaid Expansion, Remaining States Should Too http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/kansas-legislature-passes-medicaid-expansion-remaining-states-should-too Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/kansas-legislature-passes-medicaid-expansion-remaining-states-should-too 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 Ten 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