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Blog Archive for January 2020

A New Year

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 4:31pm -- Health-Law-Anno...
Hello Everyone,
January 1 always ushers in changes in health care coverage programs from open enrollment to annual cost of living adjustments.  Listed below are some of the Jan 1 health related changes that you may find useful to know. And let's not forget the Massachusetts minimum wage goes up from $12 to $12.75 per hour on Jan 1.

What’s new in January 2020?

Medicare Savings Program Expansion eff. Jan 1

Warm welcome to DTA Commissioner Kershaw:, Treatment of US Census income; Min wage impact on SNAP; EITC outreach, upcoming events

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 9:36am -- FoodSNAP
Today is the 6th Day of 2020 - Happy New Decade!  Hope you are all rested up from the holidays for the battles that lie ahead in SNAPland!  And remember to use the hashtag, #HandsOffSNAP  
We are writing with a couple of important updates and announcements.


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