On June 14, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2013 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill that sets funding levels for key education and training programs.
There is good news in President Obama's fiscal year 2013 budget proposal for millions of lower-skilled and low-income Americans who need postsecondary credentials to compete in the job market and support their families.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing policy solutions for low-income people.
For 50 years, our deeply knowledgeable staff has lifted up the voices of low-income children, families, and individuals; equipped advocates and organizers with policy ideas that work; built coalitions and partnerships to advance a bold vision; and helped public officials put good ideas into practice.
The president's budget proposal is his latest effort to attack programs that support low-income people and terrorize immigrants.
This article cites CLASP's press release about our opposition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to approve Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver, which imposes new barriers to health care for tens of thousands of Kentuckians and does not promote improved health access or any other objective of Medicaid.
In this commentary, Olivia Golden addresses the Administration’s policy successes for children and families, and potential implications from the incoming administration.
President Obama took office in the midst of the Great Recession—a low point for low-income children who faced the prospect of hunger, unstable housing or even homelessness, and a sharp cutback in work hours for their parents.
News release from CLASP and the National Immigration Law Center announcing the groundswell of opposition to the proposed"public charge" immigration rule change.