Washington sends $1 food stamp checks to 250,000
Washington sends $1 food stamp checks to 250,000 - Washington State | Tri-City Herald : Mid-Columbia news
OLYMPIA, Wash. The state of Washington sent out $1 checks to the 250,000 food stamp recipients in the state.
The director of the Community Services Division for the Department of Social and Health Services, Leo Ribas, says the checks mailed Feb. 17 trigger an additional $43 million in federal food benefits. They also connect recipients to an energy assistance program.
Why? What is the purpose of sending someone essentially a dollar. How much did it cost them to do this.