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Thousands at risk of losing SNAP benefits in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Community advocates said they worry those already struggling to put food on the table are about to face more challenges.

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A new law could put thousands of people at risk of losing their snap benefits.

Starting Oct. 1, there will be new changes to who can use the benefit.

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Debt ceiling negotiations extended SNAP work requirements for older adults.

Anyone between 18 and 54 may have to prove they work 20 hours a week.

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Veterans, kids just aging out of foster care, and the homeless are exempt from the new changes to the SNAP benefits.

The changes will be in place through 2030.

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