supplemental nutrition assistance program
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.
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.