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Business owner settles lawsuit with USDA over attempt to become food stamp retailer

December 19, 2023

A local business owner can reapply for his Frederick and Hagerstown convenience stores to be considered as food stamp retailers after settling his lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Altimont Mark Wilks, owner and founder of Carmen’s Corner Store, sued the USDA in August, accusing the agency of wrongfully denying his application for his Frederick location from becoming a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program retailer, as the food stamps program is known.

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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