New SNAP work requirements now in effect: Here’s who qualifies and what’s changing

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“The start of September brings big changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. Congress made changes to the program that are now in place. Basically, more low-income Americans will be required to work in order to receive food stamps. Able-bodied adults up to 50 years old who don’t have children will now have to show proof they’re working at least 80 hours a month or that they’re enrolled in an education or training program to receive SNAP benefits.”

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