Nation Jul 19

If SNAP benefits are cut, who hurts the most?

For five decades, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps, has provided access to food for millions of Americans and is the nation’s largest program that targets hunger. But policies at the state and federal level could tear…

Nation Dec 07

President Donald Trump's upcoming budget proposal is expected to cut $193 billion from food stamps over the next decade.
House Republicans plan to overhaul nation’s food stamps program

The GOP majority on the House Agriculture Committee released a two-year review of the program on Wednesday that stops short of making specific policy recommendations, but hints at areas where Republicans could focus: strengthening work requirements and perhaps issuing new…

Nov 15

Will Trump, a fast-food fan, remake healthy school lunches?

Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama may have reason to cheer Trump's election as the billionaire businessman is a proud patron of Kentucky Fried Chicken and McDonald's while promising to curb federal regulations.

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