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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Availability of $41 Million in Support for Food Security Programs 

6/11/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Administration Launches New Grant Program and Releases Opportunity for More Agricultural Vendors to Participate in Healthy Incentives Program

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Online Grocery Shopping Now Available for SNAP Recipients in Massachusetts 

5/29/2020 Department of Transitional Assistance

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USDA Approves Massachusetts Plan to Join Online EBT Grocery Purchase Pilot 

5/21/2020 Department of Transitional Assistance

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Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Amy Kershaw Delivered Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Proposal 

4/23/2020 Department of Transitional Assistance

Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Amy Kershaw delivered fiscal year 2021 budget proposal on February 28th, 2020.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Approval to Assist National School Lunch Program Participants 

4/23/2020 Department of Transitional Assistance

Partners with Project Bread and Shah Foundation to Launch Pandemic EBT

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Amy Kershaw Appointed Commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance 

12/19/2019 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches New Initiative To Help Grandparents Caring For Grandchildren With Access To Early Education  

5/08/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

Program is a joint effort of the Department of Transitional Assistance, Department of Early Education and Care, and the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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Department of Transitional Assistance Honors Project Bread For Fighting Food Insecurity In Commonwealth  

5/02/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance has selected Project Bread, Inc. to receive an award for outstanding leadership and partnership in addressing food insecurity.

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Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Jeff McCue Delivered Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal 

3/28/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Jeff McCue delivered fiscal year 2020 budget proposal on March 26, 2019.

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First Lady Lauren Baker Joins Mass Cultural Council and Department of Transitional Assistance to Highlight Card to Culture Program at Boston Children’s Museum 

2/27/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

Program opens the doors to arts and cultural experiences by offering discounted admissions to low income children and families

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Massachusetts Departments of Transitional Assistance and Veterans’ Services Partner to Reduce Food Insecurity Among Veterans 

11/09/2018 Department of Transitional Assistance

The Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Veterans’ Services announced a joint commitment to reduce veterans’ food insecurity in Massachusetts over the next year.

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Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Receives Excellence In Technology Award For DTA Connect Web Portal 

9/12/2018 Department of Transitional Assistance

DTA Connect web portal delivers streamlined self-service features for clients

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Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Receives Federal Bonus for Strong Performance in Program Accuracy and Quality Control in Administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  

7/02/2018 Department of Transitional Assistance

United States Department of Agriculture Awards Bonus to DTA Three Years Running

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Baker-Polito Administration Opens First DTA Office Specifically for Seniors 

6/14/2018 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Specially Trained Staff Help Older Adults Access Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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