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The USDA has issued guidelines for people who receive SNAP and were affected by the shutdown.This document busts myths and provides important information for SNAP recipients.Read the guidance....

Amid the government shutdown, the roughly 730,000 New Jersey residents who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, (SNAP, aka food stamps) will receive their full February benefits early. The benefits are being issued today.A provision in the budget bill, which expired Dec. 21, allows the...