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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO CUT FOOD STAMPS

FOX 13 Now reported:
States across the country are being told to stop the supplemental nutrition assistance program for the month of November, pending further notice. That’s according to a letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
Fox 13 obtained a copy from the Crossroads Urban Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Crossroads says if Utah families don’t get food stamps, they’ll turn to the local food pantries, which are already strapped due to the government shutdown. 
Homeless people Fox 13 talked to, some who use SNAP, say losing food stamps would mean going hungry. 
“This is going to create a huge hardship for the people we serve here in our food pantry,” says Bill Tibbits who is the Associate Director at Crossroads Urban Center. 
They posted a letter from the USDA on its Facebook page. It says in part, “in the interest of preserving maximum flexibility, we are directing states to hold their November issuance files and delay transmission to state electronic benefit transfer vendors until further notice.”  
“What this means if there’s not a deal, if Congress doesn’t reach a deal to get federal government back up and running, in Utah about 100,000 families won’t get food stamp benefit,” says Tibbits. 
In other words, tens of thousands of Utah families may not be able to feed their children come November. People out on the streets like Richard Phillips says, “It could impact us and it’s going to cause problems because you’re going to come to find out that people are going to steal and do what they have to do to survive.”
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3 Comments:

Blogger Unknown said...

That 'glitch' couldn't be a test....would it?

Unless they have already decided the country will default.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:44:00 pm  
Blogger Epaminondas said...

Someone around here said that if the republicans didn't yield, Obama would make this as hard on the people as possible.

So that MAX VISIBLE BLAME would be the result. Hungry poor people. Jean Valjean's ALL.
Who will blame them as they loot the Koch mansions?

ONE PARTY STATE is the goal

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 5:05:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqBhy5oLF4I

EBT Shutdown . . .Next time won't be a glitch/test

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 6:21:00 pm  

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