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Airlie Gardens, Cape Fear Museum to give free admission to those who received food benefits

New Hanover County’s cultural attractions Airlie Gardens and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science are participating in Museums for All, to provide free admission to households that receive food assistance (SNAP) benefits.

Trump administration tightens food stamp work requirements

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements for recipients.

New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration

The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.

Lawmaker wants to ban people from using food stamps to buy junk food

If one Texas lawmaker has his way, people on food stamps in the Lone Star state will be banned from using using their benefits to buy energy drinks, soda, cookies, candy or potato chips.

Will the shutdown impact future food and nutrition benefit programs?

More than 13,000 households in New Hanover County receive food and nutrition services through the Department of Social Services but, the government shutdown could soon impact this program.

SNAP benefits extended for New Hanover County residents

Food stamp beneficiaries in New Hanover County may use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at local retailers that accept SNAP in order to purchase prepared meals.

Trump administration weighing drug testing for food stamps

The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients.

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