food stamps

'National Accuracy Clearinghouse' for SNAP data could challenge some states, local governments

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The National Accuracy Clearinghouse has been a long time coming, but it may pose challenges to states and counties with few staff.

Five 'Safety Net Innovation Lab' states try mobile tools to boost assistance programs

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Code for America said the first five states in its new Safety Net Innovation Lab are making their assistance programs more accessible.

Colorado's new benefits management system has glitches

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The old system being replaced, which some blamed for the death of a 9-year-old boy, also had glitches.

California announces statewide expansion of Code for America food stamp tool

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The expansion is the fulfillment of a two-year, $3.6 million contract to reach all 58 counties.

Polygamist community food stamp controversy kicks off fraud detection effort in Utah

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An organized effort by leaders of a religious sect to defraud the state's food assistance program has compelled authorities to develop new preventative tactics.

After California food stamp tool, Code for America explores new state partnerships

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Expansion of the nonprofit's food assistance tool is proof that the civic tech market is maturing, says the group's leader.

Feds share experimental one-stop benefits portal

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A new site from the U.S. Digital Service tests the possibility for a single enrollment site for federal benefits.

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