Jul 24, 2014
| Business Insider
'POLICY AND POLITICAL SCHIZOPHRENIA ON STEROIDS': Critics Quickly Blast Paul Ryan's Big Plan To Defeat Poverty
Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this report on Rep. Paul Ryan's poverty plan.
Jul 24, 2014
| Think Progress
Poverty Experts Skeptical That Paul Ryan's Plan Can Actually Reduce Poverty
This article analyzing Rep. Paul Ryan's poverty proposal includes comments from Elizabeth Lower-Basch and excerpt's from Olivia Golden's testimony at the War on Poverty hearings.
- Jul 22, 2014 | 1 Million for Work Flexibility Whose Flexibility? New Legislation Addresses Need for Stable, Predictable Schedules
Jul 10, 2014
| Education Week
Want More Kids to Graduate? Report Suggests Starting with Mom and Dad
CLASP report cited in this story about two-generation approach to poverty.
Jul 10, 2014
| The Chronicle of Higher Education
To Break Cycle of Poverty, Focus on Education of Mothers and Children
The Chronicle of Higher Education cited CLASP's report "Thriving Children, Successful Parents: A Two-Generation Approach to Policy" by Stephanie Schmit, Hannah Matthews, and Olivia Golden.
- Jul 09, 2014 | Washington Post Biggest influence on a child’s education may be the mother’s education CLASP public forum featured in this article about the importance of two-generation approaches to addressing poverty.
Jul 08, 2014
| Huffington Post
The Case for a Guaranteed Minimum Income
Liz Ben-Ishai's work is referenced in this article focusing on income.
Jul 02, 2014
| Western Queens Gazette
Cuomo Signs Gianaris-Aubry Bill To Reform Queens Library
This feature cites CLASP's support of the On-the-Job Training Act of 2014 (H.R. 3971), which is legislation that will help New Yorkers gain employment and receive on-the-job training programs.
- Jun 24, 2014 | Think Progress No, Working Moms are Not Ruining Their Children Hannah Matthews is quoted in this feature investigating the effect of mothers' employment status and income level on their children.
- Jun 24, 2014 | Huffington Post States Undo Food Stamp Felon Bans Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this article about the recent passage of a California bill that will allow people convicted of drug-related felonies to receive welfare and food stamps.
- Jun 17, 2014 | Portland Tribune The Changing Faces of College Graduates CLASP Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success report cited in this article discussing the demographics of students today.
- Jun 10, 2014 | CSPAN Olivia Golden Testimony at the House Budget Committee War on Poverty Hearing Executive Director Olivia Golden testified Tuesday, June 10, at the latest hearing in a series that Chairman Paul Ryan of the House Budget Committee is holding about the War on Poverty.
- Jun 08, 2014 | NWI Times Indiana Ranks Low Among States' Anti-Poverty Programs Jodie Levin-Epstein is quoted in this article discussing the state of the poor in Indiana.
- May 27, 2014 | GOVERNING States Relax Medicaid Eligibility for Former Foster Kids CLASP report cited in this article about how provisions in the ACA are helping older foster youth obtain health care coverage.
May 22, 2014
Does Head Start Work? Wrong Question
Blog posting by Hannah Matthews refuting the misuses and mischaracterizations of Head Start data and describing the successes of the program.
May 21, 2014
| Bangor Daily News
Best Ideas from LePage’s Welfare Consultant Lifted Word-for-Word from Someone Else’s Work
The welfare consultant hired by Gov. Paul LePage through a $925,000 no-bid contract to provide guidance on a subsidized employment program for low-income adults in Maine lifted many of his recommendations directly from a report published jointly by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and CLASP.
- May 19, 2014 | Popular Democracy Use of Employee Scheduling Software Raises Union Concerns About Seniority, Work Hours CLASP report cited in this article about how employee scheduling software impacts workers.
- May 15, 2014 | CNN Money Poorest Poor Left Out of Government Aid CLASP's Elizabeth Lower-Basch quoted in this report about who gets public benefits.
- May 12, 2014 | Moms Rising How the ACA Helps Low-Income Parents – and Children – Succeed Posting by CLASP Executive Director Olivia Golden.
- May 09, 2014 | GOVERNING Some States Streamline Food Stamp, Medicaid Applications CLASP-sponsored webinar cited in this article about how states are helping eligible people streamline their enrollment in Medicaid and nutrition assistance programs.