State sued over distribution of food stamps

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state has been slapped with a lawsuit over the distribution of food stamps.

A non-profit law firm filed the lawsuit. The suit claims the Department of Human Services doesn't deliver food stamps to those in need on a timely basis.

The lawsuit requests that the court make the state implement a corrective action plan. DHS says it has not seen the lawsuit, and could not comment on the specifics.

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