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Additional 420,000 Pennsylvanians Will Now Qualify for Expanded SNAP Food Assistance

Aaron Doucett

Starting Saturday, more than 174,000 additional households statewide will be able to qualify for help with their groceries. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has the details.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-09-30/an-additional-420-000-pennsylvanians-will-qualify-for-food-assistance-as-of-saturday

(Original air-date: 9/30/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.