All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ebt’

Wal-Mart Food Stamps Error Causes Shopping Spree

If you picture the setting at Wal-Mart on any given Saturday, you probably think of an extremely large crowd overflowing the store, long lines and the store in disarray from all of the people trying to get in and out with the things they need before half of their day is over. Imagine this hectic scene, but much more busier… …

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Walmart Food Stamps, EBT Glitch Empties Shelves

If a temporary glitch incorrectly showed that there were no restrictions to your bank account, would you proceed to max out the card with unlimited merchandise? A similar situation involving the EBT system for food stamp benefits took place at the following two Walmart locations: Mansfield, Louisiana, and Springhill, Louisiana. According to Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd, “I saw people …

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Food Stamps Glitch Not Caused by Shutdown

People who receive food stamps were in for a shock today when they tried to pay for their groceries. A glitch in the national EBT system halted payments on Saturday, which meant people across 17 states had no money to pay for groceries. The error scared many people, as they thought this was the end of their food stamp benefits …

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Food Stamps Cut: $4 Billion Cut by House

Millions of people could see their food stamps benefits decrease or go away after the House voted for $4 billion per year for the next 10 years in food stamp cuts. House Republicans introduced the new legislation earlier this week, and passed H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act, on Thursday with a 217-210 vote. The bill still …

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