The release of 2021 poverty and health insurance coverage data from the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates how government action in response to the pandemic stabilized households, uplifted millions of people from poverty, and brought uninsurance rates to historic lows.
Two recent surveys of low- to moderate-income parents in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico demonstrate the importance of the Child Tax Credit (CTC), finding that the CTC is reaching a majority of families and increasing their ability to afford basic necessities.
Based on our conversations with stakeholders and an extensive scan of policy developments at the state and national levels, this report offers recommendations for harm reduction and systems transformation of community supervision.
This brief describes some of the critical updates the House bill makes to WIOA. It also offers CLASP's recommendations for Congress to build toward a workforce system that empowers workers and helps create broadly shared prosperity.
By Suzanne Wikle, Jennifer Wagner, Farah Erzouki, and Jennifer Sullivan Medicaid is the largest health insurer in the United States, at over 80 million enrollees. Its numerous benefits to enrollees include greater likelihood of completing school, higher wages, better health outcomes, and less medical debt…