2020-75: SNAP: Wright v. DTA ABAWD Settlement



The Department and MLRI have reached a settlement in the Wright v. DTA lawsuit.

The Department has agreed to issue a one-time, retroactive supplement to claimants whose SNAP benefits were terminated between April 1, 2016 and July 14, 2019 for ABAWD Work Rules noncompliance (i.e., Fail to comply with SNAP Work Program requirements). Eligible claimants will be issued one payment for one month of retroactive benefits.

Additionally, per the settlement, the Department has revised its notice of adverse action for ABAWD Work Rules noncompliance.

Attachment Size
OLGT 2020-75.pdf (254.55 KB) 254.55 KB