As more and more states move from traditional paper-based benefits systems into the brave new world of electronic benefits transfer, retailers are dealing with a host of technological and political issues brought on by the change. The move to EBT for a wide range of government programs involves a total of $111 billion in annual benefits payments, said Craig Sadick, vice president of state government relations for the Food Marketing Institute, Washington. Of this amount, food stamps ...
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