Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Secretary Suzy Sonnier has responded to a letter Senator David Vitter wrote to her and Louisiana's Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Sonnier says they are on it.
Many here in Shreveport-Bossier are still displeased with what happened at two local Walmarts a week and a half ago when shelves were ravaged when an EBT glitch fed a 'feeding frenzy' in Springhill and Mansfield.
The recent 'feeding frenzy' at the Springhill and Mansfield Walmarts have sparked outrage about people abusing the food stamp system by taking advantage of Walmart's good will.
But two years ago, California musician Chapter Jackson put a music video on YouTube entitled 'EBT' the described how some people in California take advantage of the welfare system there.
Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services will prohibit the use of cash assistance program benefits at liquor stores, gaming, or adult-oriented entertainment establishments. Plus, the new rules will prohibit using a benefits card to purchase tobacco, alcohol, or lottery tickets at any retailer.