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New work rule could impact food stamps program

Anti-hunger advocates in Kentucky are worried thousands of people will be at risk of losing food stamp benefits they rely on.

Proposed changes to SNAP would harm Kentucky families, children and seniors

Proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that would harm public health.

Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

Amazon and Walmart are kicking off a two-year pilot launch on Thursday established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance to select and pay for their groceries online in New York.
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Benefit fraud bill clears House 63-32

Legislation aimed at rooting out fraud from the state’s Medicaid and food stamps programs has passed the Kentucky House.

More “Double Dollars” at KY farmers markets

The "Double Dollars" program will expand this year to 25 Kentucky farmers markets and two Fresh Stops Markets in Lexington.
Health Care

State launches new assistance application website, Benefind

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has launched a new website, Benefind, for Assistance Programs.
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Work requirement in place for food stamps in 8 Ky. counties

Over 17,000 food stamp recipients in eight Kentucky counties must begin part-time work, education or volunteer activities in order to keep their benefits under a newly reinstated requirement.

SNAP accepted at more farmers’ markets

Since 2010, the number of farmers' markets with EBT equipment has increased more than tenfold.
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Farmer’s Market Vendors Sign Up for SNAP Equipment

Kentucky Farmer's Markets and vendors can sign up to receive free equipment to process SNAP transactions.
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KU: Storms Knock Down Lexington Power Lines

Kentucky Utilities workers are repairing power lines that were knocked down due to Tuesday's powerful winds and rain in Lexington.
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SNAP Assistance Program Will See Drop In Benefits

Kentuckians who get help from the supplemental nutrition assistance program will see a drop in their benefits.
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SNAP Assistance Program Will See Drop In Benefits

Kentuckians who get help from the supplemental nutrition assistance program will see a drop in their benefits.

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