supplemental nutrition assistance program
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.
The budget plan recycles deep, previously rejected cuts to domestic programs like food stamps, Medicaid and housing.
There's been a long-running war over potatoes in federal programs.
The new rule would potentially deny green cards to immigrants who use of public benefits like Medicaid or food stamps.
There's nothing easy about securing or using government food assistance, and new cuts could mean catastrophic consequences for millions of people.
If lawsuits challenging the new regulations don't work, Americans may be facing "unmet food needs."
The administration is pursuing several changes that together could trim SNAP enrollment by 10%.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says reducing food subsidies will "restore the dignity of work" for recipients.