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

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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.