The Department of Human Services announced April 13 that 231,000 New Jersey households receiving food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) have received extra benefits under a new federal policy.
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Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced March 24 that a federal appeals court has dismissed the federal government’s appeal of a lower court decision.
Mayor William Pikolycky announced March 12 that the Borough of Woodbine recently submitted an application for $65,700 in funding to the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) Program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development (USDARD).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced March 9 that the nationwide extension of several waivers that allow all children to continue to receive nutritious meals this summer when schools are out of session.
As a growing number of families struggle to make ends meet during the Covid pandemic, school nutrition support for these families and their children has plummeted.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Edward Schafer has designated 10 New Jersey counties, one of them Cape May, as natural disaster areas, following hail storms, drought, heat and other severe weather conditions that led to crop losses during the 2008 growing season, according to a release.