The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

02/06/2019 - Various
Since 2014, MAGI or Modified Adjusted Gross Income has been the  income methodology used by MassHealth for most people under age 65, and... Read more
02/06/2019 - MLRI
Thousands of MA community college and four-year college students do not have the resources to eat balanced meals while attending school.... Read more
02/06/2019 - GLBS
MADE is a free guided interview tool to help Massachusetts tenants defend against an eviction in court.  After using the online interview,... Read more
01/22/2019 - Massachusetts Housing Partnership's Center for Housing Data
A new interactive web site compiles community-level information from various available data sources for all 351 Massachusetts cities and... Read more
09/08/2018 - MA State Agenices
A new law limits arrest and prosecution of students for minor misbehavior. Arresting child-aged students for disturbing the school peace... Read more

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