USDA says SNAP can last until February, law professor says longer
January 24, 20199:48 am
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The Agriculture Department said appropriations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) could last until the end of February if Congress fails to agree on a way to end the government shutdown. David Super, professor at Georgetown University Law Center, said the food stamp program can actually run much longer because of the way it’s funded. He joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain.