PA Welfare EBT Problems NOT Due To Government Shutdown
Problems with EBT cards across the country are not related to government funding, according to a spokesperson with Governor Tom Corbett’s office.
NBC10 received dozens of calls from both customers and store owners that access cards are not working.
A spokesperson for Governor Corbett told NBC10 the issue is related to a power outage in Texas and that the problem is on the end of the card vendor.
According to the spokesperson, there are EBT processing issues in several parts of the country due to the outage.
Computer Upgrade Blamed For Nationwide EBT System Shutdown On Saturday
BOSTON (CBS) – A possible glitch in a computer system upgrade was causing major problems nationwide with the Electronic Benefits Transfer System on Saturday, as a countless number of shoppers found themselves stranded at the register.
Reports from around the country began pouring in around 9 a.m. on Saturday that customers’ EBT cards were not working in stores.