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Blog Archive for December 2014

We are writing to ask you to reach out to low income veterans whose SNAP benefits may have been reduced or terminated because DTA incorrectly counted VA Pension monies the veteran does not receive. In addition to a host of troubling DTA "data matches" (matches involving non-countable Work Study, SCSEP income, earnings of a minor in school), veterans advocates are very concerned about DTA’s handling of VA Pension income in the SNAP program.

What is VA Pension and who receives it?