Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Shutdown to cut office overseeing federal food stamps by 95%

From CNN, updated December 26

Eligible households will still receive monthly SNAP benefits for January. But other domestic nutrition assistance programs such as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program, WIC, and the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations will only be operational based on available resources. Additional federal funds and commodities will not be provided during the shutdown. See the whole story here