Agency, lawyers differ on aid-applications backlog

July 8, 2014 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Human Services and lawyers for low-income people are at odds on whether the state is complying with a judge’s order to quickly process applications for food and medical benefits.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth Gonzales on May 15 ordered the department to process the backlogged applications immediately.

The New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty has filed documents in court indicating that the number of unprocessed applications for food and Medicaid benefits grew to Login to read more

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