The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

03/15/2018 - Office of Medicaid
Attached is very helpful issue of a publication MassHealth regularly distributes to participating pharmacies. The March 15, 2018 issue... Read more
03/20/2018 - Karen Breda, Boston College Law School
Useful information on how to locate someone in immigration detention, federal prisons, and state prisons.  Click the "go to website" link... Read more
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

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