The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed new rules for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant program. These rules aim to ensure the program fulfills the most need.
The Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN), along with seven partners and one independent researcher, held listening sessions across the country to learn about the concerns, desires, and challenges of immigrant parents and youth.
Multiple anti-hunger and consumer protection organizations sent this letter to Rohit Chopra, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urging the CFPB to include Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) accounts to be covered under Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
CLASP President and Executive Director Indivar Dutta-Gupta testified to the Senate Finance Committee's Subcommittee on Taxation and Oversight about the Child Tax Credit, its history and track record, and what Congress should do now.
CLASP provided a written statement for the record to the United States Senate Committee on Finance in response to a hearing on anti-poverty and family support provisions in the tax code. Download statement here.