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A government shutdown could affect certain food stamp benefits. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP, is funded by the federal government but administered by individual state agencies. A fede... More »

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A government shutdown does prevent further funds from going to government nutrition programs. However, the agencies responsible have contingency plans that preserve some or most of the benefits for a brief time during sh... More »

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Social Security payments have been largely unaffected by government shutdowns. However, employee furloughs at the Social Security Administration have prevented the federal government from approving new beneficiaries and ... More »

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A government shutdown does prevent further funds from going to government nutrition programs. However, the agencies responsible have contingency plans that preserve some or most of the benefits for a brief time during sh... More »

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Now called the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program allows recipients to purchase breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, poultry, dairy products and seeds and plants ... More »

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Each state has different requirements and a different system when it comes to applying for and renewing food stamp benefits, but many states do offer an online renewal process. Many states require income verification for... More »

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In some states, such as New York and Texas, food stamp recipients can renew their food stamp benefits online. Some households must report on their information monthly to ensure the qualifying criteria still stand. More »

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