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  • Report: SNAP Work Requirements Cause Job Losses, Not Gains

    Dan Heyman Public News Service INDIANAPOLIS – A plan to put work requirements on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – formerly food stamps – would cost the American economy nearly $180,000 jobs, according to a new analysis. Language requiring that able-bodied adults prove they are working or moving toward...
  • Trump Administration Resurrects Work Requirements for SNAP

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PORTLAND, Ore. — Hunger-fighting groups thought a work requirement for food stamp recipients was dead after it was taken out of the Farm Bill. But the Trump administration has revived it. The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to undo states’ ability to issue waivers on the...
  • Changes to SNAP should reflect the unique needs of young adults

    BRANDON STRATFORD Child Trends Federal officials are currently considering legislative and regulatory changes to a federal food assistance program (SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) that would further restrict eligibility for “Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents.” Given that the transition from youth to adulthood is challenging under the best...
  • Historic Changes to SNAP Could Mean More Hunger in Ohio

    Mary Kuhlman Public News Service COLUMBUS, Ohio – Historic changes to one of the nation’s foremost anti-hunger programs will be debated today in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. After its release just last week, the House of Representatives’ version of the 2018 Farm Bill is expected to move swiftly through the...

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