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Government shutdown impacting SNAP

Local families worried about food during shutdown
Posted at 8:07 AM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 11:07:16-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It's now a struggle for those relying on the government to put food on their table.

With no end in sight, many don't know how they will provide for their family.

As the government shutdown drags on, it's impact is hurting valley households who rely on SNAP.

Like many other states, Nevada is footing the bill for the rest of January and handing out February food assistance early because of the shutdown.