Could you soon lose your SNAP benefits? We'll tell you more on WAFF 48 News Today

Could you soon lose your SNAP benefits? We'll tell you more on WAFF 48 News Today

Good Morning All!!

I'm back at it today after taking a few days off. I hope your week is going well. The show is packed today as usual so we'll help you get out the door.

Many of you could end up losing your food benefits also known as SNAP. That's if a government shutdown ends up happening. The Department of agriculture says it will cut off SNAP benefits in October if Congress doesn't pass legislation to keep government agencies open. So what happens next? Find out at 5 & 6 a.m. on WAFF 48 News Today.

Parents with students in Decatur & Huntsville City Schools, big things happening today. Huntsville is holding a meeting for you to explain changes to student discipline that you're going to want to hear and Decatur City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols will present his 2015 State of Decatur City Schools address. WAFF 48's Jonathan Radford will break down where you can catch both meetings.

The Pope is hoping to bend the ears of our nation's leaders today. He will address a joint meeting of congress today and we'll break down the hot topics the pontiff will discuss at 5 & 6 a.m. on WAFF 48 News Today.

We'll also have an update on a story we broke Tuesday of a Madison county group home getting shut down. Hear why the Department of Mental Health says they were forced to do it to protect it's residents.

Alright, so let's get this Thursday started. See you starting at 4:30 a.m.

--Margo