It appears Maine would no longer be capable of reacting to a public health emergency.
The LePage administration didn’t invent poverty. But its policies aren’t helping kids to escape its grasp, either.
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is violating federal law and now ranks last among all states for its administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program, or food stamps. A sharply worded, Dec. 7 letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture put DHHS on notice. “The State’s chronically poor performance in timeliness is […]