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HP Software Update Cancels Food Stamps

Spy Handler (822350) writes | about a year and a half ago

Bug 1

Spy Handler (822350) writes "A software update of the California welfare computer system (CalWIN) caused 37,000 Food Stamp recipients to lose their EBT (a credit card paid for by the government) benefits last weekend. According to the article, Hewlett Packard was responsible for the failed update of CalWIN, but at 8:00 a.m. today Xerox (who administers another state welfare system called CalFresh) issued a patch that reactivated the EBT cards."
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Governator? (1)

hondo77 (324058) | about a year and a half ago | (#42523859)

It was just Meg showing how she would have cut the budget if she had been elected governor.
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