The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

03/09/2018 - DTA
State Letters are being promulgated March 9, 2018 to bring all cash programs under the Transitional Cash Assistance Programs (TCAP) heading... Read more
03/09/2018 - DTA
A $50 clothing allowance supplement has been approved by the Legislature for all TAFDC clients who received a clothing allowance in... Read more
03/01/2018 - MLRI
We often hear of confusion from DTA case managers and from community organizations about the role of a helping agency or individual vs. the... Read more
02/28/2018 - Office of Medicaid and Others
March 1, 2018 over 1 million members will be moving to new kinds of health plans. This affects individual under age 65 with MassHealth as... Read more
02/23/2018 - DTA
Whenever a client applies, is reevaluated, or notifies DTA of a change s/he must provide the necessary proof to be eligible for benefits.... Read more

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