October 21, 2013 5:43 PM

Missouri could rethink proposed change to food stamp eligibility rules

Missourians will get a chance to weigh in on a proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps before any final decision is made, the director of the agency that oversees the program said Monday. Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed eliminating a statewide waiver that allows able-bodied adults without children to qualify for food stamps despite failing to meet certain federal work requirements.

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