The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

11/23/2020 - MLRI
93 Massachusetts anti-hunger and social justice organizations urge the Massachusetts Delegation to share our priority recommendations to... Read more
11/19/2020 - Gretaer Boston Legal Services
Summary of UI programs available during Covid-19, including eligibility definitions, benefit amounts and duration and effect of part-time... Read more
01/01/2021 - Disability Law Center
SSI Payment Charts effective 1/1/2021.  
10/29/2020 - DTA
The Department is currently operating and delivering services under several temporary procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more
10/01/2020 - DTA
  In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Governor closed all schools in Massachusetts for the remainder of the... Read more

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