USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Maine, North Dakota, West Virginia, and Vermont

(Washington, D.C., May 5, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Maine, North Dakota, West Virginia, and Vermont have been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures.