Emergency Food Stamp Payments To Be Issued

(AP News Lincoln NE May 8, 2021) State officials say Nebraska will issue emergency payments on Tuesday May 11th to residents who received food stamp benefits in April as part of the federal pandemic assistance law. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said it will issue the payments through September 30th to comply with the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will not have to take any action to get the extra support, because the increased benefits will go directly to their EBT cards. Under the law, all SNAP households must receive a minimum of $95 in emergency allotments.

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