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  • Trooper Who Earned $124,000 A Target Of Food Stamp Probe

    Trooper Who Earned $124,000 A Target Of Food Stamp Probe
    A 13-year state police trooper who earned more than $124,000 last year is among the state employees — including three other troopers — under investigation for allegedly filing a fraudulent food stamp application following Tropical Storm Irene....
  • Attorney Seeks Halt To Hearings On Food Stamp Fraud

    Saying Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings on the potential firings of state employees who received food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings

    Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings
    Insisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • Malloy: No Evidence To Blame Administration in Food Stamp Fraud

    Malloy: No Evidence To Blame Administration in Food Stamp Fraud
    Despite complaints that state workers falsified forms for other state workers, Gov. Dannel Malloy declined to place any blame Wednesday on his administration in the ongoing food stamp fraud controversy. A growing number of state employees is stepping...
  • Attorney Calls For Federal Food Stamp Investigation

    An atttorney for state employees is calling for several federal investigations into Connecticut's controversial emergency food stamp program following Tropical Storm Irene. Rich Rochlin, who represents state employees who are suspected of fraud, is...
  • Savage Love: 13 and Out

    Savage Love: 13 and Out
    My 13-year-old son came out to us this morning. He plans to tell his brothers in the next few days. We love and accept our son, and this news isn't surprising (but when will the stereotypical neatness kick in?), but we do have some concerns. He has,...
  • State Employee Fired In Food Stamp Scandal; 1199 Union Worker

    A state employee has been fired in the emergency food stamp fraud scandal after receiving $200 in benefits, officials said Wednesday. The union worker was terminated for understating her income while applying for the federal benefits, said her attorney,...
  • Four State Employees Fired In Food Stamp Scandal

    Four state employees have been fired and four others have retired in the ongoing food stamp scandal. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  made the announcement Tuesday regarding the controversy over state employees who allegedly falsified their financial status in...
  • Food Stamp Fraud: Take Home Pay Is Key For Some State Employees; House GOP's Larry Cafero Wants To Meet 8 Percent Not Approved

    Why would highly paid state employees apply for emergency food stamp benefits when it would appear they would not qualify? The reason, veteran state employees said, might be the rules of the game. The Department of Social Services workers who...
  • Attorney Accuses State Agency Of Muzzling Employees

    Attorney Accuses State Agency Of Muzzling Employees
    A lawyer for government workers suspected of defrauding the state to gain post-storm food benefits is accusing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration of muzzling its employees “to keep us from uncovering the truth” by an "unconstitutional...
  • DSS: Pre-apply For Disaster Food Stamps

    DSS: Pre-apply For Disaster Food Stamps
    The state Department of Social Services says Louisiana residents can pre-apply online or by telephone for disaster food stamps as a way to prepare for the 2009 hurricane season. DSS Secretary Kristy Nichols says although pre-applying doesn't guarantee...
  • DSS revamping regulation of children's group homes

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The allegations could make the stomach churn: Children battered and bruised by staff. A preteen sexually assaulted in a bathroom. Dead rats decaying in a food pantry. Mildew, mold and crawling insects in children's bedrooms and...