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 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 14:38:53 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/misguided-medicaid-proposals-risk-jeopardizing-coverage House Bill Seeks Cuts to Broadband and Phone Service Discounts for Low-Income Households http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-bill-seeks-cuts-to-broadband-and-phone-service-discounts-for-low-income-households Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-bill-seeks-cuts-to-broadband-and-phone-service-discounts-for-low-income-households Strengthening the Social Safety Net: Building on What Works—and Avoiding Bad Ideas http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/strengthening-the-social-safety-net-building-on-what-worksand-avoiding-bad-ideas Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/strengthening-the-social-safety-net-building-on-what-worksand-avoiding-bad-ideas Louisiana Sets New Bar for State Efficiency http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/louisiana-sets-new-bar-for-state-efficiency Tue, 10 May 2016 10:53:42 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/louisiana-sets-new-bar-for-state-efficiency Medicaid is Critical Support for Citizens Re-entering their Communities from Incarceration http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-is-critical-support-for-citizens-re-entering-their-communities-from-incarceration Thu, 05 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/medicaid-is-critical-support-for-citizens-re-entering-their-communities-from-incarceration It’s Final: Parity in Medicaid http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/its-final-parity-in-medicaid Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:06:45 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/its-final-parity-in-medicaid Closing a Hole in the Safety Net: Utah and Florida Make 18,000 Immigrant Children Eligible for Medicaid and CHIP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/closing-a-hole-in-the-safety-net-utah-and-florida-make-18000-immigrant-children-eligible-for-medicaid-and-chip Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:15:53 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/closing-a-hole-in-the-safety-net-utah-and-florida-make-18000-immigrant-children-eligible-for-medicaid-and-chip House Budget Seeks Cuts and Changes to Low Income Programs that Work http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-budget-seeks-cuts-and-changes-to-low-income-programs-that-work Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/house-budget-seeks-cuts-and-changes-to-low-income-programs-that-work Young Child Tax Credit Would Offer Help during a Critical Developmental Period http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/young-child-tax-credit-would-offer-help-during-a-critical-developmental-period Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/young-child-tax-credit-would-offer-help-during-a-critical-developmental-period Maitre D': I Need a Place at the Table ... For 50 Million http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/maitre-d-i-need-a-place-at-the-table-for-50-million Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/maitre-d-i-need-a-place-at-the-table-for-50-million CLASP Comments on SNAP Photo EBT Proposed Rules http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/clasp-comments-on-snap-photo-ebt-proposed-rules Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:51:35 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/clasp-comments-on-snap-photo-ebt-proposed-rules Kansas Time Limit on SNAP: Are People Really Better Off? http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/kansas-time-limit-on-snap-are-people-really-better-off Wed, 02 Mar 2016 16:48:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/kansas-time-limit-on-snap-are-people-really-better-off SNAP Time Limits: Congress and States Should Commit to Supporting Individuals http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-time-limits-congress-and-states-should-commit-to-supporting-individuals Fri, 26 Feb 2016 10:12:43 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-time-limits-congress-and-states-should-commit-to-supporting-individuals Using Medicaid Data to Help Kids Eat at School http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/using-medicaid-data-to-help-kids-eat-at-school Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:53:31 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/using-medicaid-data-to-help-kids-eat-at-school Evidence Mounts that Drug Testing for Public Assistance is Costly and Ineffective http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/evidence-mounts-that-drug-testing-for-public-assistance-is-costly-and-ineffective Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:31:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/evidence-mounts-that-drug-testing-for-public-assistance-is-costly-and-ineffective SNAP Provides More than Food Benefits http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-provides-more-than-food-benefits Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:55:15 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/snap-provides-more-than-food-benefits All Workers Should Benefit from the EITC http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/all-workers-should-benefit-from-the-eitc Thu, 07 Jan 2016 16:30:06 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/all-workers-should-benefit-from-the-eitc New Orleans Advocates Push for State Waivers on SNAP Time Limit http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-orleans-advocates-push-for-state-waivers-on-snap-time-limit Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:29:05 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/new-orleans-advocates-push-for-state-waivers-on-snap-time-limit Permanent Improvements to EITC and CTC, but More to be Done http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/permanent-improvements-to-eitc-and-ctc-but-more-to-be-done Fri, 18 Dec 2015 10:48:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/permanent-improvements-to-eitc-and-ctc-but-more-to-be-done Food Insecurity is a Year-Round Problem http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-is-a-year-round-problem Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:33:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/food-insecurity-is-a-year-round-problem Using Two-Generational Strategies to Support Immigrant Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/using-two-generational-strategies-to-support-immigrant-families Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:32:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/using-two-generational-strategies-to-support-immigrant-families