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Who Benefits from Medicaid Expansion in South Carolina?

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) was signed into law in early March of this year. The bill helped extend popular COVID relief benefits through June. It also led to the expansion of many programs and benefits for low-income communities in the United States. Some of the benefits include: Making Child Tax Credit…

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Food Assistance Help for South Carolina Kids: Pandemic EBT

Español Abajo What is Pandemic EBT: Eligible South Carolina households will receive a food assistance boost in July through a new federal program called Pandemic EBT (“P-EBT”). P-EBT provides food assistance dollars to families with school-aged children who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals because of the pandemic-related school closures this spring. Eligible…

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South Carolina Appleseed’s Statement about the Murder of George Floyd and Nationwide Protests

Last Monday, a police officer in Minneapolis senselessly killed George Floyd by kneeling on his throat for nine minutes. Since then, countless people have peacefully protested this injustice across dozens of states and the consequences have been heartbreaking. In many places, law enforcement has responded with excessive force, needlessly escalated tension, and used careless, brutal…

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