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USDA Eyeing Changes To Federal Food Benefit Program That Would Give States More Control

The delivery of federal food benefits for millions of low-income people is likely to change after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it’ll allow states more flexibility in how they dole out the money.

 

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