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Despite all efforts, SNAP application processing got worse, not better, in February says report

In his latest update on the state’s compliance with a court order designed to ensure the timely provision of food stamp assistance to needy...

Food stamp approval rate “alarming” says ACLU

November 2017 timeliness rates issued by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) show that almost one of every two of the neediest...

ACLU says latest figures from state on providing food stamp benefits are “jaw-dropping”

After failing to provide court-ordered reports for August and September on the status of its efforts to ensure the timely provision of food stamp...

1-877-231-7171 ACLU re-staffs hotline for UHIP-related food stamp complaints

In recognition that a large backlog of food stamp applications causing undue hardship to hundreds of poor residents continues to exist, the ACLU of...

Judge William Smith expected to appoint special master to oversee UHIP disaster on Thursday

In response to the state’s unmitigated failure to comply with a court order issued in February designed to ensure the timely provision of food...