Posts Tagged SNAP Benefits

Tax breaks are biggest difference between state budget negotiators, but there’s a gap in SNAP funding, too

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State lawmakers return to Richmond on Monday. They’ll be there to start a special session focusing on the Budget. Jahd Khalil reports on another item they’ll have to address: money for an expanded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. 

The Virginia Poverty Law Center has a SNAP calculator that can calculate whether a person qualifies for SNAP.

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Changes to SNAP Mean More Benefits Are on the Way to Virginia Families

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Struggling families across Virginia are about to get a little more help. Michael Pope reports that people who receive food assistance are about to see a moderate increase.

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Proposed Cuts to SNAP Benefits Could Hit Rural Virginia Especially Hard

391px-Supplemental_Nutrition_Assistance_Program_logo.svgCongress is considering a massive change to the food stamp program. And, as Michael Pope reports, the change would hit rural parts of Virginia the hardest.

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