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

trump puerto rico President Donald Trump sits between Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and first lady Melania Trump as he receives a briefing on hurricane damage at the Luis Muniz Air National Guard Base. Reuters. Share. U.S. Puerto Rico Donald ...and more »

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 because of his emphysema on Oct. 2, 2017, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Irma Maldanado said her father is in need of oxygen but has no way of getting a supply in the ...and more »

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 ...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 Rico Gets Food Stamp Waiver - Opposing Views

Trump administration officials have allowed Puerto Rico to have a waiver on food stamp regulations, permitting recipients of the benefit on the island to purchase fast food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's decision to allow the Nutritional ...and more »