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.
Last June, the Supreme Court of the United States eliminated the constitutional protection of the right to abortion, decimating access to reproductive health care and jeopardizing health, lives, and economic security. We are now seeing these predicted harms playing out in real time.
A critical element was missing from the Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: An equally robust investment in the workforce to fill these jobs and help us meet our ambitious climate goals.