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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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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

After initial claims circulated saying that the people of Puerto Rico were being denied the ability to use food stamps to purchase ready-to-eat hot foods, reports now say that a waiver has been granted so that the people who have had their island torn ...and more »