Late last year, Congress included provisions in the year-end omnibus bill to address EBT skimming from SNAP recipients. This is a promising step, but we encourage federal and state lawmakers to do more.
State administrators, service providers, advocates, and parents/caregivers must take proactive steps to ensure that children are not improperly disenrolled from Medicaid when states begin to restart the re-enrollment process in the coming months.
While CLASP applauds the passage of the FY2023 omnibus spending package with increased investments in key child care and early education programs, it leaves out other crucial investments in programs that also support families with low incomes.
Coffee shop staff need Congress to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, legislation that would protect workers and fully fund the National Labor Relations Board so it can most effectively uphold U.S. labor laws.
Federal and state lawmakers are seeking policy solutions to address the child care crisis that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Consistent health coverage plays an important role in helping to stabilize the child care workforce.