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Mass. finally repeals welfare family cap

BOSTON – A group of advocates waited outside of the Senate Chamber in late April, as lawmakers met in formal session. Some sat on chairs and chatted with companions, while others walked back and forth in the hall, sometimes peeking through the door seam with expectant eyes. One hour later, Deborah Harris of the Massachusetts […]

Children’s HealthWatch testimony at the Massachusetts State House re: Lift the Cap on Kids campaign

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Dr. Ana Poblacion, Postdoctoral Fellow at Children’s HealthWatch, testified before the Massachusetts House of Representatives Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities’ hearing on support of two Acts: An Act Relative to the Well Being and Care of a Child and An Act to Lift the Cap on Kids.

Allison Bovell Testimony Before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

On May 2, 2017 Allison Bovell, Children’s HealthWatch Research, Policy, and Communications Coordinator, testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Health Care Financing in support of Senate bill 612, “An Act improving public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs”.

Juell Frazier, Witnesses to Hunger – Testimony Before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

On May 2nd, 2017 Witnesses to Hunger member, Juell Frazier, testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Health Care Financing in support of Senate bill 612, “An Act improving public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs”.