SNAP Benefit Reduced
DSS Extends Benefits for Thousands
Auditors Express Concern About DSS 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.
171 State Residents Accused Of Post-Irene FraudConnecticut 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.
Malloy: State Abided By Federal Guidelines In Food Aid DistributionGov. 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.
Markley Wants Review Of DSS Distribution Of Irene AidSouthington 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.
Former DSS Worker Charged With LarcenyA 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.