We anticipate 2020 will be another busy year for Medicaid waivers. States submitted several dangerous proposals to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the end of last year, and we’re awaiting the outcomes. Other bad waivers are scheduled to take effect in the coming months.
This fact sheet outlines the FAMILY Act, which would establish a federal program giving almost every worker up to 12 weeks of paid leave.
"The SNAP eligibility for students is really confusing already," said Parker Gilkesson, a policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy. The rule change would only "add confusion" to a program that's underutilized, as only four in 10 eligible students are enrolled in SNAP, she said.
Carrie Welton was quoted about poverty among college students.
CLASP wrote comments on Nebraska's Medicaid Section 1115 Heritage Health Adult Expansion demonstration.
Olivia Golden reflects on CLASP's work over the last decade and looks ahead to how the organization will continue its efforts for economic and racial justice in the 2020s.
In the final FY2020 Appropriations Bill, Congress increased by $550 million its investment in the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), the largest source of federal funding for child care.
Across the country, governors and other state officials understand the vital role college plays in workforce preparation to increase the competitiveness of their state economies.