Mayor Scott Allocates Another $11M Of ARPA Funds To Address Food Insecurity"Food insecurity has skyrocketed due to the pandemic, and there is a genuine need to address these issues for our residents,” said Mayor Brandon Scott.
Hogan Extends Open Enrollment On Maryland Health Connection, Pledges Boosts In Health And Human Services SpendingOpen enrollment for health insurance provided through the state-run Maryland Health Connection has been extended until the end of February, Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday.
Maryland SNAP Recipients Will See Extra 15% Increase In Benefits, Gov. Hogan SaysAll Maryland SNAP recipients will receive an extra 15% increase in their total benefits starting this month, as new federal legislation has come in, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday.
SNAP Households In Maryland Will Soon Be Able To Use Benefits OnlineThose who depend on SNAP benefits will soon be able to use them online.
Coronavirus Resources: Maryland To Provide Food For 427K Children Affected By School ClosuresMaryland officials secured approval from the USDA for a new program to help feed 427,000 students affected by the coronavirus-related school closures.
AG Brian Frosh Joins Coalition Opposing Proposed Changes To SNAPMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined a coalition of 24 Attorneys General opposing the Trump administration's proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Wants Investigation Of SNAP Eligibility Withdrawal For Lexington Market VendorsFive federal lawmakers representing Baltimore sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture asking for an investigation into the withdrawal of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility for vendors at Lexington Market.
SNAP Benefits To Be Issued To Marylanders On March 6The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that they will provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits on March 6, 2019.Benefits will be provided to all residents in Maryland including those who were impacted by the partial federal government shutdown.
SNAP Recipients To Get February Benefits Early Due To Partial ShutdownDue to the ongoing partial government shutdown, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in Maryland will receive their February benefits early.
Officials Trying To Save SNAP Program For Baltimore Farmers Market ShoppersGetting food to people who need assistance becomes more complicated as the company that processes food stamp benefits at Baltimore farmers markets shuts down.
You Can No Longer Buy Steamed Crabs With Food StampsSteamed crabs are cooked in hundreds of Maryland carryouts, but now they can no longer be purchased with food stamps.
Md. SNAP Recipients Will Soon Be Able To Buy Groceries OnlineSoon, Maryland SNAP participants will be able to purchase their groceries online.
States To Test Ways To Send Food Stamp Recipients To WorkNew federal grants will help 10 states test programs to help food stamp recipients find jobs, from using career coaches to quicker training courses to mental health assistance.
SNAP Benefits: Some Md. Lawmakers Push To Prevent Food Stamp Cuts Some Maryland lawmakers are using Thanksgiving holiday week to turn attention to proposed cuts in the nation's food stamp program.
Baltimore Officials Work To Help Those Affected By Food Stamp CutsDeep cuts to the federal food stamp program this week will put a strain on thousands of families statewide. But in Baltimore, city leaders are stepping in with a new way to cover some of the shortfall.