The idea was that states would decide it was too expensive to qualify their residents for food aid and save the feds some money. But that’s not happening in some states, including Connecticut, Vermont – and now – Massachusetts.
The report from the Child Welfare League of America essentially reiterates what the Patrick administration has been calling for since the boy’s disappearance.
Across the country, shoppers are participating in what’s called the SNAP Challenge.
New Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz visited the Soldier’s Home in Holyoke Thursday to open a new veterans’ assistance center.