Diane Potts, Vice President for Child Support and Workforce Services at Public Knowledge® and NCSEA Policy and Government Relations (PGR) Committee Co-chair, authored a letter to Congress on behalf of NCSEA.
Last year, Congress proposed changes to the Strengthening Families for Success Act. Of these changes, the most notable would be phasing out Title IV-A cost recovery. Additionally, it will require states to pass-through all collected current support and arrearage payments to families who currently and formerly received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Recognizing the impact these changes would make not only on the state programs but on the families utilizing these services, NCSEA expressed their concerns and made suggestions.
The letter addressed Title IV-A cost recovery, foster care referrals, and Medicaid birth costs in great detail. It notes what the organization agrees with, and how to improve on these additions to the legislation.
“NCSEA is hopeful that its advocacy efforts will result in better legislation for the child support program and families.”Diane Potts, Vice President for Child Support and Workforce Services at Public Knowledge®
Read the Letter for Yourself
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