Statewide Outage of EBT Cards Through Sunday Morning


ARKANSAS (KNWA) — A statewide outage of EBT Cards began over night and continues into Sunday morning.

Arkansas plans to transfer EBT service to a new vendor which will leave many unable to use those cards during the transfer.

Electronic Benefit Transfer Cards allows the State Welfare Department here in Arkansas to issue benefits to a magnetically encoded payment card.

The outage began Saturday night at 11 p.m. and runs through Sunday morning at 7 a.m. 

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