Tag: Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)

Federal Judge: ‘Discriminatory’ To Deny Puerto Rico Access To U.S. Food Stamp, Medicare Aid

SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal government’s request, which means the […]

SNAP and TANF Cardholders Left Holding Bags of Groceries … DHS Says It’s A ‘Glitch’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Imagine doing all of your grocery shopping, then waiting in line to pay for them — only to find at the end of all of that — that you can’t pay the bill! About 28,000 Virgin Islanders getting federal Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamp benefits […]