Food Stamp Benefits To Be Cut if Government Shutdown Drags On

By: News Ten
By: News Ten

If Congress can't reach a deal and fund the government's operations, families on Food Stamps could lose their benefits.

The State Budget Office says if the congressional standoff continues for another two or three weeks-- Bridge Card holders won't see money added to their accounts.

Michigan relies on federal funding to run the state SNAP program and can't afford to run it without federal help.

Stay with WILX for the latest information about the government shutdown in Washington, and how it impacts people in Mid-Michigan.

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