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Patrick Questions Accuracy Of State Welfare Audit

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.

05/31/2013

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State Audit: 1,164 Dead People Received Welfare Benefits

More than 1,000 dead people received welfare benefits in Massachusetts recently, according to a new report from the state auditor.

05/28/2013

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State’s Head Of Welfare Department Forced To Resign

A shake-up is underway inside the department in charge of the state’s welfare program.

02/01/2013

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Blogger Scores Victory In Food Stamp Info Fight

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.

11/13/2010