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Massachusetts aprobó la provisión de P-EBT para familias durante el verano de 2021 

6/02/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

$280 millones para respaldar la seguridad alimentaria de más de 650,000 niños

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Massachusetts Approved to Provide P-EBT for Families through Summer 2021 

5/27/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

$280 million to support food security for more than 650,000 children

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Baker-Polito administration awards $3.5 million to 7 agencies across the Commonwealth to support expectant and parenting teens 

5/07/2021 Department of Public Health

Award to provide additional support to young parents during the pandemic


DTA to Reopen Local Transitional Assistance Offices for Limited Services in June 

5/05/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

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Price Chopper Joins Massachusetts’ SNAP Online Purchasing Program 

5/04/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

Massachusetts residents can now use their SNAP benefits to buy food online from Price Chopper


Commissioner Kershaw Delivered FY22 Budget Testimony 

4/07/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $13.2 Million to Support Food Security in Massachusetts 

2/11/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Massachusetts Receives Federal Approval for Thousands of Vulnerable Children to Receive Additional Food Benefits 

2/04/2021 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

2,600 additional children to directly qualify for free and reduced-price lunches and P-EBT benefits


Massachusetts Residents Will Receive Increased SNAP Benefits to Help Buy Groceries During COVID-19: SNAP benefit amounts will increase 15% starting in February  

1/29/2021 Department of Transitional Assistance

The most recent Federal funding bill increases Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit amounts by 15% from January 2021 through June 2021.