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Xerox: Access restored for food stamp users

Published: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – Shoppers in Illinois and 16 other states should be able to use their debit-style food stamp cards after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service following a system outage.

Januari Smith is spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Human Services. She said people in Illinois began reporting problems using their LINK cards Saturday morning.

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