NCLEJ and Greater Hartford Legal Aid Sue State For Delays in Providing Food Stamps

NCLEJ and Greater Hartford Legal Aid have filed a federal class action challenging the state’s pervasive delays in providing food stamps to needy Connecticut residents. The delays affect thousands of individuals each month, depriving them of food stamps they need to put food on the table. The case, Briggs v. Bremby, was filed on March 5, 2012. Plaintiffs’ counsel are Marc Cohan and Gina Mannix of NCLEJ and Lucy Potter, Greg Bass, and Cecil Thomas of Greater Hartford Legal Aid.