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Recent Library Content

10/21/2020 - MLRI
The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) and the Massachusetts Legal Aid Websites Project are pleased to share the two new online... Read more
10/20/2020 - MLRI
The Governor’s Revised FY 2021 Budget Proposal: Preliminary Analysis of Key Issues Affecting Low-Income Massachusetts Residents. Last week... Read more
10/06/2020 - DTA
Under the Continuing Resolution Bill that was recently passed, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has renewed the waiver of the SNAP... Read more
10/08/2020 - Department of Unemployment Assistance and Monica Halas, GBLS
UIPP 20.12 discusses Availability and Suitable Work Issues- Caregiver Responsibilities During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Monica... Read more
10/08/2020 - DTA
  Wright v. DTA is a class action lawsuit brought by SNAP clients subject to the Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) work... Read more

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