Category: Fact Sheets

Quick Facts: Low Wages and Steep Cliffs

What is the Cliff Effect? The cliff effect occurs when an individual abruptly loses their assistance as a result of changes in income or work activities. Safety net programs that have income thresholds or work activity requirements are well known

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Food Stamp Requirements and Time Limits (ABAWDS)

Food Stamp Work Requirements and Time Limits (ABAWDS)   Who is subject to requirement? Regular Work Program Requirement Three-Month Time Limit All participants from ages 16 to 60, unless exempt. All participants from ages 18 to 50 without disabilities who

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Medicaid Waiver Principles for Georgia’s Health Crisis

The Medicaid program is a state-federal partnership in which states contribute and receive federal matching dollars to provide health coverage to low-income residents. States run their programs according to broad federal regulations, but there are a number of options to

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HOPE Career Grants: Realizing the Full Potential of Targeted Workforce Investments

HOPE Career Grant Programs, Fall 2017 Automotive Technology Aviation Technology Certified Engineer Assistant Commercial Truck Driving Computer Programming Computer Technology Construction Technology Diesel Equipment Technology Early Childhood Care and Education Electrical Lineman Technology Health Science Industrial Maintenance Logistics/Transportation Technology Movie

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Food Assistance Helps Promote a Healthy Georgia

About 1.7 million Georgians receive help to put meals on the table through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are considering changes to SNAP with the potential to reduce food benefits and increase costs

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