Coronavirus crisis leads to surge in Texas food stamp applications

Twice as many Texans applied for food stamps in March than during the same period last year, as out-of-work residents swarm to government subsidized programs to put food on the table.About 231,000 Texans applied for benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, in March compared to 114,000 applications in March 2019, according to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. During the first week of April, the state approved 83 […]
Source: Statesman

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