Recent activities show that Congressional Republicans have not abandoned their legislative goals of rolling back the ACA and block granting Medicaid even while the Trump Administration has shifted this year to undermining our health care safety net through Medicaid waivers, regulatory retrenchment and litigation.
This op-ed cites CLASP's report about the effects of immigration policy and actions on young children in immigrant families.
On June 21, the House passed a farm bill that could take away food from millions of people. It would undercut SNAP, create extra paperwork, and add ineffective work requirements.
The president has released an executive order that would incarcerate children and parents, deepening the humanitarian crisis created by his "zero-tolerance" border policy.
This factsheet shows that states’ child care assistance spending declined slightly from 2015 to 2016. As a result of decreased spending, fewer children than ever are receiving CCDBG-funded child care.
The Senate's bipartisan farm bill would strengthen SNAP, ensuring millions of people are able to put food on the table and access pathways to good jobs. This is a stark contrast from the House farm bill, which would rip away SNAP from people in need.
CLASP submitted comments to South Dakota on their section 1115 demonstration waiver proposal.
South Dakota is the latest state to propose taking away health care from low-income parents who don’t work a specific number of hours.
In this bylined article, Rosa Garcia outlines a policy strategy to help low-income students attain a postsecondary education.