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USDA Approves Changes to SNAP Work Requirements for Certain Adults

10 Dec 2019

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The federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is administered locally as the New Hampshire Food Stamps Program, provides means-tested food assistance benefits to thousands of Granite State families and individuals with low incomes. A federal policy change announced last week would limit the ability of states to waive certain work requirements for specific childless adults in areas with higher levels of unemployment or a lack of sufficient job opportunities.