Support programs that provide small loans, usually to disadvantaged individuals, to start or expand a small business, often with business training and other assistance
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Income"
Increase the lowest hourly, daily, or monthly compensation that employers may legally pay to workers
Provided work supports for low income individuals and families (e.g., job search assistance, transitional jobs, subsidized child care, health insurance, etc.); participants worked at least 30 hours/week
Regulate small, short-term loans that must be repaid by a borrower’s next pay day via bans, caps on maximum interest rates and loan amounts, minimum loan terms, truth in lending statements, etc.
Offer a refundable tax credit to working families with qualifying children or other dependents that receive care outside the home (e.g., a spouse with disabilities)
Explore ways to increase Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program benefit amounts for aged, blind, or disabled individuals, including children, with little or no income
Extend or raise the compensation provided to eligible, unemployed workers looking for jobs