Shutdown means early food benefits — then a long wait

“At Carl’s Cafe in Rankin, shoppers can buy staples like cereal, rice, bread, and milk, fresh produce and frozen meats.

This week, they are also getting a serving of grocery shopping advice from market owner Carl Lewis: Due to the partial federal government shutdown, customers who receive food stamp benefits will see their February benefits early — by the end of this week….”

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Publish Date: 01-16-2019

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Kate Giammarise

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