Welfare Reform

Advocates Seek Repeal Of Family Cap In Welfare Benefits
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Democratic lawmakers and advocates for low-income residents are calling for a change in state welfare rules that deny additional increases in benefits for parents who have more children while on welfare.
The rule was established as part of a 1995 welfare reform law, and wa…
Lawmakers Face Full Agenda At Statehouse
State lawmakers will have plenty on their plates when they ramp up activity after Labor Day.
 
    The House and Senate have not met formally since the end of July.
 
    Among the high-profile issues the Legislature is likely to grapple with in the fall are gun c…