- Jul 20, 2017 | CLASP Anti-Poverty Advocates Applaud Introduction of the Dream Act of 2017: Bill Provides a Path Forward for Immigrant Youth CLASP statement on Dream Act of 2017.
- Jul 13, 2017 | CLASP Economic Security for All at Stake in FY18 L-HHS Budget Statement from CLASP on the L-HHS budget for FY2018.
- Jun 22, 2017 | CLASP Senate Health Bill Would Slash Medicaid, Taking Health Care from Millions of Low-Income People CLASP statement on health care bill released by U.S. Senate Republicans.
- Jun 22, 2017 CLASP Statement on President Trump’s Renewed Attack on Immigrant Families CLASP responds to President Trump's speech that attacks immigrant families.
- Jun 22, 2017 San Francisco Leads on Fair Scheduling, But Better Enforcement Needed A new report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and Young Workers United (YWU) finds that San Francisco’s groundbreaking “fair scheduling” law provides critical protections to workers but needs to be better enforced.
- May 24, 2017 CBO Report: Republican Health Bill Would Cut 14 Million People from Medicaid Today, the independent Congressional Budget Office released its updated “score” of the American Health Care Act which showed 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026.
- May 23, 2017 Trump’s Budget Request: A devastating assault on ordinary Americans CLASP statement on the president's FY18 budget request.
- May 18, 2017 | National Immigration Law Center and UndocuBlack UndocuBlack and NILC Seek to Uncover the Truth Behind Trump Administration TPS Decision Civil Rights and Social Justice Groups to Urge the Trump Administration to Re-Authorize Temporary Protected Status for Haitians
- May 04, 2017 | CLASP Omnibus Bill Largely Averts Short-Term Crisis, Yet Threatening Clouds on the Horizon CLASP statement on passage of omnibus spending bill for the remaining five months of FY17.
- May 04, 2017 | CLASP House Votes to Take Away Health Coverage from Millions CLASP statement on passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the American Health Care Act.
- Mar 24, 2017 | CLASP Withdrawal of AHCA Is Huge Victory for Hard-Working Americans CLASP statement on the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act.
- Mar 17, 2017 | CLASP President Trump’s budget poses grave danger to wellbeing of hard-working poor and low-income people—and the nation’s economy CLASP statement on President Trump's budget.
- Mar 15, 2017 | CLASP DeLauro and Murray Introduce Bill to Provide Paid Sick and Safe Days across the Nation CLASP statement on federal Health Families Act that would provide paid sick days to workers.
- Mar 13, 2017 | CLASP Pronita Gupta to Lead CLASP’s Job Quality Team Statement from Olivia Golden on the appointment of new director of CLASP's Job Quality team.
- Mar 06, 2017 | CLASP Trump’s Revision of “Muslim Ban” Order Still Endangers Refugee Families and Undermines American Values Statement from CLASP on why Trump’s revision of “Muslim Ban” order still endangers refugee families and undermines American values.
- Mar 01, 2017 | CLASP This is not a reset: Trump’s speech continues the assault on vulnerable communities Statement from CLASP on why Trump's first Congressional address continues his assault on vulnerable communities.
Feb 15, 2017
Statement of CLASP on the Withdrawal of Andrew Puzder’s Nomination for Secretary of Labor
CLASP's statement on Andrew Puzder's withdrawal and the need for a Secretary of Labor who will protect workers, particularly those who work for low wages.
- Feb 10, 2017 | CLASP Price is Wrong: Why New HHS Secretary is Clear Threat to Low-Income, Vulnerable People CLASP statement on the confirmation of Tom Price as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Feb 08, 2017 | CLASP Secretary DeVos Imperils Education of Low-Income Students and Communities of Color Statement from CLASP on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.
- Feb 07, 2017 | CLASP FAMILY Act Proposes National Paid Family and Medical Leave New bill would create a federal paid family and medical leave insurance program enabling workers to take up to 12 weeks of paid time off to care for a seriously ill family member, bond with a new child, or address their own serious health issues.