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.
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 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.
On October 18, 2022, Deputy Executive Director of Policy Elizabeth Lower-Basch provided testimony to Mississippi’s State Legislature on potential reforms to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
This brief recommends actions that federal, state, and local policymakers and administrators can take to ensure these programs better meet the needs of disabled people at a time when the disabled population is skyrocketing.