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Food Program Benefits Expected to be Sent Early Due to Shutdown

January 18th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Food program benefits, targeted toward low-income families, are expected to be sent earlier than usual for many people as the federal government wrestles with a partial shutdown. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been encouraging states to speed up the process for next month, and they have until Jan. 20 to request and implement the early process.  Robin Sommerfield is the field representative for U.S. Senator Ben Cardin…


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