Human Services & Education Steering Committee

2016 Policy Briefs

  • Policy Brief

    Reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant

    Urge your members of Congress, particularly those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee, the House Education and the Workforce Committee, the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, to enact a long-term reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant (TANF) in 2016.  
  • Policy Brief

    Support the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)

    Urge your members of Congress, particularly those who serve on the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, to support the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)
  • Policy Brief

    Support the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

    Urge your members of Congress, especially those who serve on the House and Senate Appropriations committees, to maintain funding for the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program at the FY 2016 level of $715 million in the FY 2017 appropriations process. CSBG is funded through the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill.

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Committee Chair

Nancy Sharpe
Commissioner
Arapahoe County, Colo.
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Committee Vice Chairs

Toni Carter
Commissioner
Ramsey County, Minn.  

George Hartwick
Commissioner
Dauphin County, Pa.

Daniella Levine Cava
Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Fla.

Shelley Taub
Commissioner
Oakland County, Mich.

Nancy Sharpe
Commissioner
Arapahoe County, Colo.

Hubert Walsh
Supervisor
Merced County, Calif.

Contact

Jack Peterson
Associate Legislative Director
202.942.4213

Eryn Hurley
Associate Legislative Director
202.942.4204