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With less federal SNAP funding, food banks struggle to keep up

As Congress decides on how much it will fund the nation's food stamps program, a temporary increase to the program is set to expire. This month, people on the program will begin to receive less money.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 08:55pm EDT

Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, Food banks, mike murillo


Md. and Va. food stamp websites go down due to nationwide system outage

There appear to be major problems with the Electronic Benefits Transfer System, the website that handles Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, Saturday.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 02:04am EDT

Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, government shutdown, Department of Agriculture, Electronic Benefits Transfer System

Food banks brace for federal cuts

House cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are leaving a bigger impact on local food banks.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: manna food center, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food banks, food stamps, house of representatives, Kate Ryan