USDA: Food stamp benefits guaranteed through February despite shutdown

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/09/usda-food-stamp-benefits-guaranteed-through-february-despite-shutdown.html

To explain this further, there will be an additional 💰 added to your SNAP food stamps balance added Jan 20th for what would have been today February 1st, 2019.

All those awarded ssi and ssdi automatically are entitled to SNAP and it is not an option because Las Vegas pays the lowest of any state for those on SSI and is in dire need of a complete overhaul COLA cost of living adjustment based on inflated prices, rent and home prices, gas prices etc.

Written and compiled by Paulette L Motzko.