Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Elizabeth Lower-Basch
Research Area: Social conditions
Coverage: United States
In these comments, CLASP urges the Department of Health and Human Services to maintain a provision that gives states an incentive to spend more of their money than the minimum required to avoid penalty. CLASP strongly disagrees with HHSÂ’ claim that reduced cash assistance caseloads mean that there is less of a need for additional spending.