The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

07/30/2014 - Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Another great resource from the Center on Budget in D.C. to help advocates understand the new Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)... Read more
07/29/2014 - Monica Halas, GBLS
Section-by-Section description of new legislation, "Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights (chapter 148 of acts of 2014).
07/24/2014 - Military Handbooks
From the introduction: "This unique handbook, written for veterans, gives you everything you need to know about: how to apply, veterans... Read more
07/24/2014 - Kaiser Family Foundation
Database with information about topics such as Demographics and the Economy Health Costs & Budgets Health Coverage & Uninsured... Read more
06/01/2014 - DTA
Q. 1. My SNAP client had been living alone. At her recent recertification interview, she reported that her 19-year-old daughter, who is a... Read more

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