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A loophole in Florida’s Electronic Benefit Transfer card program allows eligible cardholders to buy restricted items through the cash-back option at many ATMs and stores.
Cuts to the Farm Bill by Congress will threaten SNAP-Ed programs in Florida schools.
Effective Nov. 1, food stamp benefits will be cut for Floridians, which may make the people who depend on those food benefits turn to food banks.
Congressman Ted Yoho came to Gainesville on Tuesday to speak about U.S. budget cuts and the Florida Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Millions of Floridians will not be able to use their electronic benefits cards for a few hours on Monday because of a system change that will save $21 million.
Paid advertisement websites are asking for personal information to help people apply for public assistance benefits. However, The Department of Children and families said applying is free, and the websites could be a scam to acquire personal information.
A farm bill being discussed in Congress that could cut back on food aid has led to a growing movement by Florida religious leaders and other activists to incite opposition to the bill that could potentially cut billions of dollars in food assistance funding, according to the Palm Beach Post.