Governor Abbott Announces Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For AugustGovernor Greg Abbott has announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide $185 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of August.
Removing Barriers: Texas SNAP Recipients Will Be Able To Buy Groceries Online During COVID-19 ResponseWalmart and Amazon are the first retailers to join the pilot in Texas, scheduled to start by May 18.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Abbott Says Mitigation Is Working, 30 Texas Patients Testing Hydroxychloroquine TreatmentMitigation efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Texas are working, according to Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Debbie Birx.
Judge Clay Jenkins Wants Status Update From Abbott On Stimulus SNAP/WIC Benefits: 'People Are Hungry'Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins thanked Governor Greg Abbott in a tweet, then asked him a question.
Governor Abbott Wants To Extend SNAP Recipient Benefits To TakeOut And Drive-Thru RestaurantsTexas Governor Greg Abbott is asking the Department of Agriculture to allow SNAP recipients in the state to use their benefits for restaurant takeout and drive-thru service during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Texas Priest Indicted On Child Sexual Abuse ChargesThe two counts arise from allegations made by a female parishioner who accused Manuel La Rosa-Lopez of courting her for sex and groping her in 2000 when she was a teenager.
North Texas Food Banks Prepare For Influx Of Families During Government ShutdownNorth Texas food charities started receiving their first inquiries this week from unpaid federal employees.
Amazon Offers Prime Discount To Those On Government BenefitsOnline leader Amazon is offering a discount on its Prime membership for people who receive government assistance.
Snap Stock To Debut Today After Better-Than-Expected IPOThe company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat is expected to start trading Thursday after a better-than-expected stock offering.
New Texas Law Allows Drug Offenders To Apply For Food StampsA law that was passed during the Legislative session is about to take effect September 1, it will allow first-time drug felons to apply for food stamps.
Cold Snap May Cost Homeowners CashThe cold snap could end up costing homeowners hundreds, even thousands of dollars.