State Senate passes EBT legislation in an effort to curb welfare fraud

ALBANY A bill that would curtail flagrant abuse of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards by prohibiting welfare recipients from using cash assistance to gamble or buy tobacco, alcoholic beverages and lottery tickets passed the New York State Senate this week, putting state legislators one step closer to lowering instances of welfare fraud.




There's more to this story! You're only seeing 8% of the story. Subscribe now to get immediate access to the rest of the story as well as our whole online offering.

Today's Other Stories



© 2015 Snyder Communications/The Evening Sun
29 Lackawanna Avenue, Norwich, NY 13815 - (607) 334-3276
We're on Facebook