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Partial Government Shutdown Challenges SNAP Benefit Recipients

In the Moment ... January 22, 2019 Show 499 Hour 1

South Dakota's more than 93,250 SNAP recipients received their February 10 payment on January 20. Another payment will not arrive until March 10.

We're joined by Kimberly Wilson, Family & Community Health Field Specialist and
Prairey Walkling, SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Field Specialist.

Click here for more information on support services in your community.

For clarification, the average SNAP benefit per person is $125 per month, not per family.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.