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Caitlin Dewey

Caitlin Dewey

Some food stamps programs begin to allow for restaurant purchases

By: - January 23, 2022

Maryland resident Rhona Reiss began speaking out about gaps in the food stamp program the day she learned it wouldn’t cover rotisserie chicken. Under long-standing federal policy, benefits can’t be used to buy hot or prepared foods—even for older adults like Reiss, who is 77. But that policy is shifting in Maryland and in states […]