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Center Wins Favorable Settlement in Arizona Food Stamp Application Delay Case

In the fall of 2005 the Center reached a very favorable settlement agreement in our federal class action challenging the Arizona welfare agency’s failure to act on food stamp applications within the time required by federal law. To…

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Center and Colleagues Stop New York City from Unlawfully Preventing Access to Benefits

We won a comprehensive federal court injunction in 2005 in a groundbreaking class action that derailed New York City’s unlawful policy of discouraging eligible people from applying for cash assistance, Medicaid, and Food Stamps. Following an earlier three-day…

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Testimony Regarding the Role of Education in Helping Low-Income Families Become Economically Self-Sufficient

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NCLEJ Promoted Child Care for Working Parents

As advocates for improved child care for low-income families, we were involved in a variety of reform efforts to address the problems caused by byzantine, woefully inadequate child care systems that leave tens of thousands of children without…

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Testimony Regarding Child Support Requirements in New York State’s Proposed Child Care Development Fund Plan

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Protect Medicaid for Working Parents in Texas

We won a federal court order that saved Medicaid for more than 2,200 low-income Texas parents, many of whom would have lost their jobs without health care for chronic conditions. The policy we challenged under federal law would…

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Another Court Victory in Reynolds

Major Developments in NCLEJ Litigation Since 2002 Center and Colleagues Stop New York City from Unlawfully Preventing Access to Benefits Another Court Victory in Reynolds v. Giuliani: Court Refuses to Set Aside Injunction, Finding that City Has Not…

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NCLEJ Helps Secure Dental Care for 60,000 New Hampshire Children

We were instrumental in helping to win a settlement securing dental services for 60,000 low-income children in New Hampshire. A federal court class action challenged the state’s egregious failure to provide dental care to children, as required by…

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