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Biden's 'Federal Customer Experience' Revolution Will Boost the Economy and Help Tackle Inequality

Dec 16, 2021

With a new executive order, President Biden has taken action to modernize federal government operations through new technology. This executive order will address the months-long waits for government benefits, or the “time tax”. “​​The key now is to move quickly at the federal level. And individual states should follow suit. 

Millions of Americans Enrolled in Medicaid Could Lose Their Eligibility Next Month

Dec 20, 2021

According to the Urban Institute, 15 million people, including 6 million children, are at risk for losing their Medicaid coverage when public health emergency provisions expire on January 15, 2022 despite continued coronavirus outbreaks. 

The Pandemic Social Safety Net Expansion Helped Some, But Not All

Dec 25, 2021

​Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will enable the Employment Development Department (EDD) to bolster fraud prevention, further protect claimants from identity theft and better position the state to respond to future economic downturns in California. The Governor last year launched a series of actions to better serve workers experiencing job loss, including a renewed focus on processing unpaid claims and the formation of an EDD strike team.