By Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Ashley Burnside: We support the proposed rule and believe it is well-formulated to curtail misuse of TANF funds on services and programs that are not reaching “needy” individuals or that do not accomplish one of TANF’s statutory purposes. The proposed rule…
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) submits these comments to express our concerns about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule regarding the Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Quality Control (QC) system. >>Read comment
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.
CLASP supports the USDA’s proposed rule to lower the Community Eligibility Provision from 40 percent to 25 percent ISP, which is expected to create the opportunity for an additional 9 million students to have access to free school meals.