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NH bill would change work requirements for food stamps, welfare

Lawmakers last year enacted new provisions requiring able-bodied Medicaid participants to work between 20 to 30 hours per week, depending on how long they’d been covered. The state is seeking a federal waiver to allow that change, but in the … Continue reading

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NH Republicans plan to copy Kentucky Medicaid work requirement plan

CONCORD, N.H. —Top Republican lawmakers at the New Hampshire State House said they will be modeling their new work requirement for Medicaid on a similar plan that just won approval in Kentucky. | More at WMUR

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NH Seeks Work Requirement for Expanded Medicaid

The state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a waiver from the federal government to require recipients of expanded Medicaid coverage to work or go to school. The proposed rule from DHHS specifically requires participants to work, … Continue reading

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85% drop in food stamp recipients in counties where work requirement restarted

From our file named “Duh.”  The Alabama Department of Human Resources says 13 counties that reinitiated a work requirement for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program, saw an 85% drop in recipients. The counties had … Continue reading

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