The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

09/18/2014 - DTA
Overview The annual SNAP COLA will be processed during the weekend of September 19, 2014. This is a mass change affecting the entire SNAP... Read more
09/18/2014 - DTA
Overview As part of the recent welfare reform legislation, a pregnant teen who meets all other eligibility requirements is eligible to... Read more
09/18/2014 - DTA
Overview Operations Memo 2014-58: TAFDC, EAEDC, and SNAP - Back-Scanning of Permanent Verification and Indexing of All Documents by... Read more
09/16/2014 - V. David Zvenyach
A free, online guide to basic computer coding, geared for lawyers and advocates.
09/16/2014 - DTA
Overview BEACON Build 46.4 scheduled for August 25, 2014, contained changes to Employment Service Program (ESP)/Work Program Requirement... Read more

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