The Trump administration is officially considering work requirement rules for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) spokesperson said Thursday. The move has been anticipated for months and marked by a December press release from the USDA promising to promote “self-sufficiency” and give states greater control over the program, which serves millions of Americans […]
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Rather than letting people on food stamps choose their own groceries, the Trump administration is proposing sending out over 16.4 million boxes of basic food supplies every month as part of its new proposed federal budget — and will force states to cover the cost of distribution.
The 2019 budget summary for the Department of Agriculture says that the government wants to cut $200 billion in benefits over ten years from the Supplemental Nutrition...
The Latest on Assembly debate of welfare overhaul bills (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The Wisconsin Assembly has approved increasing work requirements for food stamp recipients. The Republican-controlled Assembly voted … Click to Continue