Welfare recipients who accumulate high balances on their electronic benefit transfer cards will have those cards shut down under new state rules.
The Patrick administration is disputing claims by the state auditor that questionable welfare payments were made to more than 1,100 people who were dead or otherwise ineligible to receive payments.
It’s poor people who are the victims of this fraud, not to mention all the taxpayers who’ve had enough of this administration’s buck-passing and foot-dragging.
WBZ-TV has confirmed the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and their parents received more than $100,000 in taxpayer funded benefits over a decade.
The Massachusetts welfare agency has released new details about state benefits received by the family of the Boston Marathon suspects.
The Massachusetts welfare agency said Thursday it made a mistake when it disclosed information about past benefits received by Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings killed in a shootout with police received welfare benefits from the state up until last year, when he became ineligible based on family income.
A shake-up is underway inside the department in charge of the state’s welfare program.
Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.