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Center and Colleague Achieve 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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NCLEJ Report Influences New York City Mayor’s 2005 Child Care Proposals

In 2004 we published Lost in the Maze: A Look at New York City’s Fragmented Child Care Delivery System, which described a system in crisis and set out needed reforms. In October 2005 Mayor Bloomberg outlined his vision…

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Center Safeguards Critical Rights of Medicaid Recipients in Missouri

To protect the rights of Medicaid recipients in Missouri, the Center filed a federal class action lawsuit in June 2005 in the Western District of Missouri challenging the implementation of cuts in state’s Medicaid program. The cuts dis-enrolled…

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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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