HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Department of Social Services says nearly 225,000 Connecticut households will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits. On average, households will see a drop of about $17 in November. […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick Bremby has ordered a so-called protective extension of medical and food benefits for about 15,500 low-income families that are risk of losing their eligibility due […]
The state auditors are expressing concern about three cases of misuse of state money which the Department of Social Services did not report to them.
Connecticut officials say they’ve given prosecutors the names of 171 state residents who may have fraudulently received federal aid when additional food stamp benefits were made available after Tropical Storm Irene last August.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the Connecticut Department of Social Services abided by federal guidelines when it distributed special food stamp benefits after the remnants of Hurricane Irene hit the state.
Southington state Sen. Joe Markley is asking state auditors to review how the Connecticut Department of Social Services handled the recent distribution of payments to needy people who sustained losses from Tropical Storm Irene.
A former employee of the Connecticut Department of Social Services has been arrested on charges that she made more than $8,200 in unauthorized benefit payments to her brother and his roommate.