For the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services hearing, Director of Research Scott Graves presented on how Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grant levels fall short of allowing low-income seniors and people with disabilities to make ends meet in our state.
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TemplateAll California children deserve to grow up in a state where their basic needs are met. CalWORKs is a key part of the California safety net designed to provide families with low incomes financial support to meet their basic needs. However, state policies that reinforce counterproductive federal work requirements limit families’ access to this program. … ContinuedHealth & Safety Net
Harmful Obstacles: CalWORKs Work Participation Rate (WPR) PenaltyThe CalWORKs WPR Penalty Undercuts State Reforms Focused on Supporting FamiliesHealth & Safety NetPoverty & Inequality
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