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Tech hasn't kept up with food stamp users' needs

Sep 14, 2017
A new app makes it easy for SNAP users to check their balances.
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Sandy outages hit food stamp recipients

Nov 5, 2012
Many food stamp recipients in New York lost access to food after Sandy because stores couldn't swipe electronic benefits cards.
A man shops for groceries by flashlight at an East Village grocery store in New York on Oct. 30, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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