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Gov. Deval Patrick is questioning the accuracy of a recent audit that found state welfare benefits had been paid to more than 1,100 dead people.
More than 1,000 dead people received welfare benefits in Massachusetts recently, according to a new report from the state auditor.
A shake-up is underway inside the department in charge of the state’s welfare program.
The state is backing off after telling a Massachusetts blogger he could face jail time for publishing information about where people spend federal food stamps.