The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

07/29/2020 - GBLS
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07/30/2020 - MLRI
UPDATE 7/30/2020: On July 29, 2020], the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a new temporary... Read more
07/30/2020 - Protecting Immigrant Families
The below comes from Protecting Immigrant Families announcing a District Court decision issued on July 29, 2020.  Updated FAQs will be... Read more
07/29/2020 - Employment Rights Coalition
Massachusetts employers whose businesses were closed because of COVID-19 are now being allowed to reopen under an order by Governor Baker.... Read more
07/28/2020 - MLRI
On July 23rd, the Department of Early and Secondary Education (DESE) in coordination with the Mass Department of Agriculture (MDAR) sent... Read more

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