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Legal Aid Society To The Rescue
Legal Aid Society To The Rescue

For Tennesseans who are dependent on public assistance benefits, a difference of $100 or $200 in their monthly budgets can dramatically affect the way they live.The Legal Aid Society may be able to help.

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Monday Afternoon Deadline for SNAP Benefits (1/14/19)
Monday Afternoon Deadline for SNAP Benefits (1/14/19)

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps today to alert SNAP recipients of a very important deadline imposed by the USDA. Individuals who are renewing their benefits or filing a 6 month Simplified Report form need to have any required paperwork in by the end of business Monday, January 14.

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SNAP Benefits Continue
SNAP Benefits Continue

You can use SNAP benefits at stores throughout the county and also at the local Farmers Market on John R. Rice Boulevard.

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Proposed
Proposed "Sugar Restriction" Dropped On Food Stamps

There's going to be one less bill to consider in the Tennessee General Assembly. The proposed legislation seeking to encourage this state's 1-million food stamp users to make healthier food choices is going to be dropped from the agenda.

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Tennessee to further investigate the selling of Food Stamp Cards or SNAP Benefeits
Tennessee to further investigate the selling of Food Stamp Cards or SNAP Benefeits

SNAP is the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. SNAP trafficking refers to the buying, selling, and/or attempt to buy and/or sell SNAP benefits in exchange for money, drugs, guns, ammunition, or any other exchange on value.

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Multiple Tennesseans to lose Food Stamps (EBT) Benefits
Multiple Tennesseans to lose Food Stamps (EBT) Benefits

An estimated 150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamp benefits (EBT) on April 1 if they don't meet work requirements.

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Food Stamps / EBT Cards cannot be used in a government shut-down
Food Stamps / EBT Cards cannot be used in a government shut-down

With the looming possibility of a federal government shutdown, the Department of Human Services says SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps, will not be available for use...

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More Talks About Drug Test for Those on Food Stamps
More Talks About Drug Test for Those on Food Stamps
We have learned that more drops in funding may be nearing in the SNAP food program and some of those decreases could come in the form of drug test for the poor.
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