January 21, 2020

A single UHIP update kicked 5,500 Rhode Islanders off Medicaid

“Doing this in a UHIP update is so cruel. Healthcare means human lives. Just because Medicaid recipients...

January 19, 2020

What constitutes a political contribution from Deloitte?

At the August 18 Warwick Democratic Committee meeting Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo was asked by Providence...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

Jobs With Justice launches RhodyCare campaign to ease the burden of caring for loved ones

“Everyone deserves the freedom to live full and healthy lives, as well as the ability to sustain...

October 31, 2019

Food stamp approval rate “alarming” says ACLU

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

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

ACLU Statement on Court’s Special Master appointment to oversee UHIP

Steven Brown, executive director of the ACLU of Rhode Island, today issued the following statement in response...

October 31, 2019

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...