Can i use my illinois link card in texas?
You can use your Illinois Link card in any food store in the U.S. that displays the Quest logo. Visit the Snap Retail Locator site here to download a list of stores in Texas that will accept your card.
The Department of Agriculture reports that 46.7 million Americans or nearly 1 in 7 are users of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP is the official name of the food stamp program in the U.S. The annual cost was $72 billion in 2011, up $42 billion from four years earlier.
To encourage healthy eating in families and reduce fat paydays for big corporations SNAP reform bills are pending in nine states. California SB 471 would prohibit the purchase of sweetened beverages. Florida SB 1658 would disallow potato chip purchases and Illinois HB 1480 would exclude chewing gum from the list of approved items SNAP recipients can buy.