Postcards – Food stamp sign-up system has been inhumane, official says

Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Tom Suehs told lawmakers today that Texas’ system for enrolling people in programs such as food stamps and Medicaid “has not always been humane.”

He told a joint gathering of House and Senate members overseeing the eligibility system that it’s not right that Texans who find themselves out of a job and in need of help must sometimes sit in a state office waiting two hours to talk to someone.

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