Maryland could allow people to use EBT cards at restaurants

State legislation could allow Maryland to adopt a Restaurant Meals Program as part of its Food Supplement Program. This would allow homeless, disabled and elderly people to use their Electronic Benefits Transfer card at participating restaurants.

Critics hit Trump’s food program plan as ‘devastating’ to Maryland

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 includes an overhaul of a supplemental food assistance program for low-income people that could affect nearly 750,000 Marylanders. Many in the state’s predominantly Democratic congressional delegation are attacking the White…

House Votes to Cut SNAP Spending Despite More Marylanders Using Food Stamps

U.S. House of Representatives votes to cut $40 billion from SNAP food stamp program, while Maryland food stamp participation increases 9 percent – the third-highest of any state.