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Low-income NH residents sue federal government to contest burdensome Medicaid

Posted Mar 22, 2019

Low-income individuals in New Hampshire, represented by a group of health care advocates, sued the Trump administration challenging its approval of the State’s “Granite Advantage” Section 1115 Medicaid waiver project that conditions Medicaid health coverage on work requirements, and cuts vital more

Statement of NHLA Executive Director Sarah Mattson Dustin on Governor's 2020-2021 Budget Proposal

Posted Feb 14, 2019

February 14, 2019
Every day, New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) helps families across the state access justice to meet their most basic needs. We prevent homelessness and hunger. We help families keep the lights on and the fuel tank full. We keep kids in school more

NHLA Testimony on HB 565: Supervised visitation centers

Posted Jan 30, 2019

NHLA Domestic Violence Advocacy Project Director Erin Jasina was among the many domestic violence experts who testified yesterday on the importance of equal access to supervised visitation centers. Here's what she told the House Children and Family Law Committee:    Dear Chairman more

New Hampshire Legal Assistance Receives $180,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Posted Jan 22, 2019

CONCORD, NH – January 22, 2019 – New Hampshire Legal Assistance was awarded a three-year grant for $180,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation.   “We are investing in initiatives that promote coalitions and bring together government, nonprofit organizations, and older people to c more