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The proposal to amend a SNAP categorical eligibility rule would take away SNAP from 3 million people and jeopardize more than 500,000 children’s access to free school meals.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves as the first line of defense against hunger. The Trump administration’s proposed rule would take away SNAP’s critical food assistance from 3 million people who are struggling to make ends meet.
The proposal would
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U.S. Conference of Mayors letter opposing the rule.
National Conference of State Legislatures brief describing problems of benefit cliffs and policies to mitigate them, including the SNAP Cat El option.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL) and more than 130 other Members of Congress signed a joint letter in opposition to the proposed SNAP cut.
In this video message, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) speaks out against proposed SNAP cuts.
Press release about (and link to) letter from PA State Senators opposing SNAP Cat El cut.
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Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Struggling Americans Would Spike Hunger for 3 Million People