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Governor Patrick Agrees to EBT Card ID Pictures

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Governor Patrick Agrees to EBT Card ID Pictures

Governor Patrick has agreed to put photo IDs on EBT cards.  It’s part of a supplementarl budget bill signed Thursday.  Even as he gave his OK, Patrick expressed doubts about the cost-effectiveness of the measure.  The photo ID provision was pushed by House Speaker Robert DeLeo as a way to stop illegal trafficking in EBT cards.

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