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Article: Texas asks USDA to let SNAP benefits be used at to-go restaurants due to coronavirus

Federal and State Bills
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’’ (CARES) Act’ Act, H.R.748, 116th Cong. (2019-2020) (stimulus package, COVID-19). (Federal Bill)
See: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/748/text?loclr=cga-bill
In U.S. Code
By U.S. Congress
Publication Date: Accessed March 26, 2020
Library Location: LAW-FED
Texas Governor Materials
Executive Order No. GA-08 relating to COVID- 19 preparedness and mitigation (four orders serve to limit public gatherings and help reduce exposure for people across the state from coronavirus). (Link Type: Executive Order)
See: https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/press/EO-GA_08_COVID-19_preparedness_and_mitigation_FINAL_03-19-...
By Governor Greg Abbott
Publication Date: March 19, 2020
Letter to Dwight Crudup, Regional Director, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, requesting waiver to implement a statewide Restaurant Meal Program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic allowing participating restaurants to accept SNAP benefits as payment. (Link Type: Letter)
See: https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/press/RMP_Letter_to_FNS.PDF
By Wayne Salter Deputy, Executive Commissioner, Texas Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date: March 24, 2020