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President Joe Biden: American Families Plan Advances Equity, Racial Justice

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order directing the whole of the federal government to advance equity and racial justice.

Today, Thursday, April 29th, 2021, the President announced a historic new set of investments to deliver on his vision of a more equitable America through the American Families Plan.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee removes local authority for Face Masks, focuses on Reopening, Economic Recovery

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced the end of statewide public health orders and signed Executive Order 80 to address economic and regulatory functions.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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President Joe Biden’s New Executive Actions Deliver Economic Relief for American Families, Businesses Amid the COVID-19 Crises

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has forced the United States economy into an economic crisis. Across the country, more than 10 million Americans are unemployed, 14 million renters are behind on payments, and 29 million adults – and at least 8 million children – are struggling with food insecurity.

Because of pervasive systemic racism and inequality in our economy, the burdens of this economic crisis are hitting communities of color and other underserved families hardest.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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SNAP Recipients May Have More Benefits Than They Realize

 

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income people.
 
Here in Tennessee, many residents who might have just been getting by have found their work hours cut, or their positions eliminated entirely, since stay-at-home orders began in March.

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Patty Sellars

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Tennessee Making it More Convenient to Apply for Services

 

Tennessee Department of Human Services is waiving the interview requirement for many individuals seeking benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has received approval from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to temporarily waive one step in the process for individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services extends Application Period for Pandemic Food Assistance until August 14th

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help them feed their families during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Applications will now be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Friday, August 14th at 4:30pm CT.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services Extending Deadline for Families to Apply for Pandemic Food Assistance until July 27th

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Applications will be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Monday, July 27th at 4:30pm CT.

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Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

 

Applications for Pandemic EBT program will now be accepted until July 13th

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Families across Tennessee still have time to apply for an important program designed to help support them through the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. 

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has extended the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program until Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 4:30pm Central Time.

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Customs House Museum Celebrates 36th Anniversary, Museums for All

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum reopened to the public on June 2nd, 2020m, and in an effort to include and welcome all members of the community, the Museum has joined Museums for All, a nationwide program that supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits.

The program offers visitors reduced admission fees with a presentation of the SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

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Tennesseans Now Able to Use SNAP Benefits to Buy Food Online

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – Tennesseans who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to feed their families now have a new resource to help during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Tennessee for a pilot program that allows SNAP benefits to be used to buy food online with Amazon and Walmart. 

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