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Can You Purchase Food Online Using Your EBT Card?
Can You Purchase Food Online Using Your EBT Card?

With today's technology online grocery stores can now bring groceries right to your front door. But currently anyone receiving food stamps cannot use this new technology, but this might change. An online grocery chain... Read more »

Work For Food Stamps Program Begins In Louisiana
Work For Food Stamps Program Begins In Louisiana

In Louisiana they are beginning to implement a food stamp work program that starts July 1st. This program orders all able-bodied adults to participate in a work training program in order to qualify for Louisiana food ... Read more »

Idaho Changes Food Stamp Payment Date
Idaho Changes Food Stamp Payment Date

As of July 2016 Idaho has changed the food stamp payment dates for SNAP recipients. Prior to July, people receiving Idaho food stamps would receive their benefits via the Electronic Benefits Transfer system on the fir... Read more »

USDA Looking To Change Laws For SNAP Retailers
USDA Looking To Change Laws For SNAP Retailers

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking to change laws with regards to the food stamp program. If passed, the plan would require stores that accept food stamps, SNAP Retailers, to have in stock f... Read more »

Program That Provides Affordable Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Expanding To Grocery Stores
Program That Provides Affordable Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Expanding To Grocery Stores

The Double Up Food Bucks program makes locally produced fresh vegetables and fruits more affordable for low income families in St. Louis, and it is planning to be expanded into area grocery stores. The program matches... Read more »

People At Risk Of Losing Food Stamps Under New Work Requirements In North Carolina
People At Risk Of Losing Food Stamps Under New Work Requirements In North Carolina

Starting next week thousands of food stamp recipients across North Carolina are at risk of losing their SNAP benefits under the new work requirements that requires that they work at least 20 hours a week. The new requ... Read more »

Maine Officials Want Changes To Food Stamp Program
Maine Officials Want Changes To Food Stamp Program

Gov. Paul LePage along with other state officials are calling for changes to the food stamp program. The issue? Being able to use food stamps to purchase unhealthy items including soda and snacks. Read more »

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