Hurricane Maria: USDA Waives Food Stamp Restriction in Puerto Rico, Spokesperson Says - Newsweek

UPDATE | The governor of Puerto Rico has claimed the Trump administration turned down a request that food stamps be made available for use in fast-food restaurants and in other places that serve prepared hot meals, amid power cuts and food shortages ...

Puerto Ricans Will Now Be Able To Use Food Stamps To Buy Ready-To-Eat Hot Meals - The Root

Irma Maldanado checks on her father, Ignacio Maldanado Ortiz, who uses an oxygen machine due to his emphysema on October 2, 2017 in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Irma said her father is in need of oxygen but have no way of getting a supply in the aftermath of ...

White House denies Puerto Rico's request to use food stamps on preprepared meals - Death and Taxes

UPDATE, 9:50 p.m.: Contrary to Governor Rosselló's comment reported by The New York Times, the USDA has temporarily waived a restriction on Puerto Rican recipients of federal food assistance that originally barred them from purchasing prepapared hot ...

Trump's Administration Won't Let Puerto Ricans Use Food Stamps for Hot Meals as It Did for Floridians, Texans - Newsweek

The Trump administration has turned down a request from Puerto Rico that food stamps be made available for use in fast food restaurants and in other places that serve prepared hot meals, amid power cuts and food shortages on the island. Puerto Rico was ...

Trump officials allow Puerto Ricans to use food stamps for hot food - The Hill (blog)

The Trump administration has granted a waiver so that Puerto Ricans can use food stamp benefits to purchase prepared food in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In a letter dated Sept. 30 and obtained by The Hill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA ...