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Posted on: January 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Federal Government Partial Shutdown 2/7/2019 update

SNAP ( Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits will be funded through March 2019 even if a second partial shutdown occurs.

The MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program) and tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program will not be affected by a federal government shutdown in the near future. Congress passed and President Trump signed a bill on Jan. 24, 2019, that provides funding through June 30, 2019.

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