supplemental nutrition assistance program
Biden denied the GOP their biggest policy goals, and Democrats appear set to line up behind a deal they concede is imperfect.
Biden ruled out cutting Medicaid benefits, but not changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The statistics paint a clear, painful picture. This country is failing millions of Black moms economically, politically and medically in ways that keep generations of Black families just like mine stuck.
Congress canceled a pandemic boost to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, setting up a major benefit reduction for March.
Sixteen million households will see an average reduction of about $82 per person in food benefits.
More than 20 states still have food benefit restrictions for people convicted of drug felonies thanks to a law from the 1990s.
Trump pursued a series of disability and food benefit cuts without congressional input. Biden could stop them the same way.
Just as demand is skyrocketing, however, many of the food banks’ sources are drying up.
We’ve become so accustomed to having these people work to make our lives easier that we rarely talk about them.
The former mayor could revive his war on sugary drinks from the White House.