Great Gaps Persist in State Safety Nets, Interactive Policy Tool Shows

A recent release from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) analyzed their newly updated 50-State Policy Tracker, an interactive online tool for comparing safety net policies critical to the economic security of working families. It reveals significant disparities between different states, demonstrating that a person’s state of residence can greatly impact his or her future success. This tool includes data by state among ten critical social programs: child care subsidies, child and dependent care tax credit, Earned Income Tax Credit, family and medical leave, income tax policy, Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program, minimum wage, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and unemployment insurance.
Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
January, 2015
Date: 
January 2015
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Care
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
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