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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 may be low-income does...

What constitutes a political contribution from Deloitte?

At the August 18 Warwick Democratic Committee meeting Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo was asked by Providence resident Grant Metts, "will you return any...

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...

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

“Everyone deserves the freedom to live full and healthy lives, as well as the ability to sustain their families,” said Rhode Island Jobs with...

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...

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 to U.S. District Judge William Smith’s  appointment...

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...

UHIP disaster continues

The ACLU of Rhode Island issued the following statement in response to the State's acknowledgement today about thousands of unprocessed applications submitted through the...