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Government Shutdown Alert

*Update January 15, 2019 - OTDA has announced that SNAP recipients will begin to receive February benefits as early as January 17th. OTDA has released a Q&A on this early payment of benefits and how the federal government shutdown affects SNAP. OTDA has also...

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Nutrition Assistance Programs Lift Millions out of Poverty

New Census figures released this week show that Nutrition Assistance Programs lifted millions of people including working poor, seniors, disabled and children out of poverty in 2017. These Census figures use the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), which accounts for...

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