Massachusetts Health and Human Services

New England News
6:11 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Agreement Aims to Crack Down on SNAP Fraud and Trafficking

Interim DTA Commissioner Stacey Monahan visited Pittsfield in March to hold a listening session to hear suggestions from the public on ways to improve the department. File Photo.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Local authorities in Massachusetts now have the ability to pursue suspects of SNAP fraud in cases of misusing federal and state aid.

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New England News
6:36 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Veterans' Assistance Center Opens At State Run Soldiers' Home

The Soldiers' Home in Holyoke MA
Credit WAMC

A new veterans’ assistance center has opened at the state run soldiers’ nursing  home in Holyoke.

The center will provide veterans of  all ages with help in obtaining government benefits their military service entitles them to,community referrals, and interaction with local veteran service agents The new center was praised Thursday by the Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz

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