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Taxpayers lack standing to challenge county cash assistance program (access required)

Where two Maryland taxpayers alleged a Montgomery County cash-assistance program that pays residents, including foreign nationals in the country without documentation, violates a federal statute that prohibits undocumented persons from receiving state and local benefits, the suit was dismissed because the federal statute did not authorize private enforcement. Background Two Maryland taxpayers filed suit in Maryland state ...