Hurricane Irma

Price tag for Florida food relief program created after Hurricane Irma hits $1.3 billion

Price tag for Florida food relief program created after Hurricane Irma hits $1.3 billion

As Florida enters its final week of a huge and sometimes troubled Hurricane Irma food relief program, the price tag has climbed to more than $1.3 billion — one of the largest food disaster programs in U.S. history.

In just four Central Florida counties — Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola — nearly 460,000 people have received disaster food stamps, known as D-SNAP,...

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