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Blog Archive for March 2019

If you work with individual age 65 or over, please join us for our annual Basic Benefit Training in Boston on April 10.  The training will cover MassHealth and Medicare but also other benefits for seniors including SSI and home care services from the Exec Office of Elder Affairs. 
The deadline to comment on the proposed rules that would make the SNAP time limit for single adults even worse is on 4/2- Tuesday! 
Comment today! Tell the Trump Administration not to cut off SNAP for more childless adults  - DEADLINE is April 2. 

The President's proposed 2020 budget, "A Budget for a Better America" is in fact a Budget for a Poorer America.  Make no mistake, this budget includes deep and heartless cuts!  Please join MLRI in opposing the 2020 budget through mainstream and social media.  For more details on the specific cuts impacting food and nutrition programs, check out: 
    Attached please find a flyer about our upcoming training on immigrants' eligibility for public benefits. Morning session with immigration lawyers to explain statuses, documents, latest on public charge & know your rights. We will also have housing lawyers to cover housing & EA shelter. 
    1. SNAP Gap Organizational Sign on Letter to THANK co-sponsors and seek support for language in FY20 budget- sign on by NOON on Wed 3/6!