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  • More than 17,000 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in eight Kentucky counties were set to lose their benefits in early 2016 from the lapse of a federal waiver. A federal regulation requiring that able-bodied adults must volunteer, work or go to school to receive SNAP... Read more...
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  • Introducing our 2016 Summer Law Clerks. Through partnerships with local universities and law schools, LABG provides placements for students seeking professional experience. These positions offer practical learning opportunities and allow students to contribute in a meaningful way while building... Read more...
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  • When the need for legal services for local veterans became apparent to Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, we responded quickly. A newly hired attorney concentrates efforts on veteran clients. Support for the veteran population comes in several forms. LABG attends veterans’ treatment court in Fayette,... Read more...
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  • New regulations for how federal student aid or title IV funds are distributed to students effective July 1,2016. Notable changes include access to surcharge-free ATM's, transparency on account options where student may receive funds and obtaining consent before opening account with third party... Read more...
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  • As an individual enters their golden years, they may experience unique legal challenges. These challenges often involve a person’s dignity, independence or health such as, accessing long-term care insurance and nursing facility care, and ensuring a person’s wishes are respected after passing.... Read more...
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  • During the last generation, college costs increased 6.8% annually, while medical costs increased by a much more criticized 4.9% per year. Additionally, state governments require families to pay a higher proportion of the total cost at state universities than they did for the previous generation. A... Read more...
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  • Legal Aid of the Bluegrass is proud to welcome two new members to our advocacy team. Ms. Annie Francis returns to LABG after two years in private practice and Mr. Ross Lovely joins us after working in Duluth, Minnesota. Together, Annie and Ross generally cover the northeastern counties of Legal Aid... Read more...
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  • Amid a flurry of last minute votes, Kentucky lawmakers ended their legislative session for the year shortly before midnight on Friday, April 15th after approving and sending to Governor Matt Bevin several major bills along with the much negotiated biennial budget. After working their way through... Read more...
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