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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

05/14/2019
Vicky Pulos

Medicaid's "Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment" (EPSDT) benefit for children is a powerful tool advocates can use to h

05/08/2019
MLRI

On May 7, 2019, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2020, S.3.

04/12/2019
MLRI

If you are a tenant in public housing in Massachusetts the information in this handbook will anwer your questions about how rents are set

04/17/2019
Mariah Jennings-Rampsi for CLAVC

What happens to a homicide victim’s property and debts?

04/16/2019
National Low Income Housing Coalition

Every year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition publishes the Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy to educa

04/11/2019
MLRI

On April 10, 2019, the House Committee on Ways and Means released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 (FY 20), House 3800.  MLRI off

02/06/2019
Various

Since 2014, MAGI or Modified Adjusted Gross Income has been the  income methodology used by MassHealth for most people under age 65, and

01/29/2019
National Consumer Law Center

Step by step advocacy guide for helping low-income households stop utility shut offs, arrange payment plans, secure assistance to pay arr

01/24/2019
MLRI

The Governor’s FY 2020 Budget Proposal: Preliminary Analysis of Selected Cash and Nutrition Assistance,  Child Welfare, Health Care, Home

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