The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

05/14/2019 - Vicky Pulos
Medicaid's "Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment" (EPSDT) benefit for children is a powerful tool advocates can use to... Read more
05/03/2019 - Protecting Immigrant Families
Click Go to Website to see the FAQ on public charge and deportation.
05/02/2019 - DTA
Families receiving TAFDC in need of child care to accept or maintain employment, or to participate in an ESP or other approved employment... Read more
05/02/2019 - DTA
The Family Cap rule which limited the number of children that could be added to the TAFDC grant once a case was active has been repealed. ... Read more
05/02/2019 - DTA
Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) with 40 qualifying work quarters are eligible for SNAP benefits.  Additionally, federal regulations allow... Read more

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