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Governor seeks to tighten rules for food stamps


August 15, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s governor is seeking to tighten the rules for food stamp recipients.

The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration wants to implement federal work requirements for low-income adults who receive food assistance.

The change would affect recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits in a state that has long had a waiver from work or employment program requirements.

The Republican governor’s spokesman says the administration wants the change in order “to comply with the spirit and intent” of fede...

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