Shutdown Impacts Release of Food Stamps

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Shutdown Impacts Release of Food Stamps

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

February 15, 2019

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One of the side effects of last month’s government shutdown was a change to when food stamp benefits were disbursed. David Lee of Feeding Wisconsin discusses how recipients may have to wait longer for their March benefits since February’s were released early. Lee also says Gov. Tony Evers may be able to reverse work requirements that were imposed under former Gov. Scott Walker if the courts allow.


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