NH House Speaker to Hold Availability on EBT cards with Jackie Whiton and Bipartisan group of Legislators

CONCORD – House Speaker William O’Brien Friday will hold a media availability in his office to discuss plans to address possible reforms within the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system. Jackie Whiton, an Antrim women, was fired as a store clerk after refusing to allow a customer to use his EBT card to buy cigarettes. The bipartisan group tomorrow will hear Mrs. Whiton’s story and discuss whether or not reforms should be made and, if so, what can be done.

WHEN: Friday, July 6, 11:00am

WHO: Speaker O’Brien, Jackie Whiton, other legislators

WHERE: Speaker’s Office, Third Floor, State House, Concord