Clinton Woman Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison for Welfare Fraud 

A Clinton woman will serve nine months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing nearly 47-thousand dollars in welfare benefits during a span of five years.32 year old Theresa Rice-Goodrich was sentenced Tuesday in Kennebec County Superior Court, she’ll also be on probation for two years…..Court records showed Rice-Goodrich misrepresented that her three children lived with her from january 2006 through august 2011 in order to benefit from the temporary aid to needy families and food stamp programs.Rice-Goodrich was ordered to pay the money back.