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Bill seeks photos on EBT cards

Sponsor says welfare fraud is target

State lawmakers will again look at putting photo identification on welfare benefits cards in an ­attempt to cut down on fraud.

Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives has filed a bill that would require pictures on electronic benefit transfer cards, a measure she believes will help thwart people from using cards that do not belong to them.

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