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Lindsey Haynes-Maslow

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Trump administration’s destructive cuts to food assistance will harm 700,000 Americans

The Trump administration recently revealed how it is going to take away food from nearly 700,000 Americans. This is the first time the administration has succeeded in three attempts to downsize the food stamp program. Food Stamps, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offer benefits to 39 million...

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Trump administration proposal to alter federal poverty guidelines could cause big problems for struggling North Carolinians

Federal poverty levels have been around since the 1960s and they are one of main drivers of whether a household is eligible for certain federal programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as “SNAP” and “food stamps”), Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Head Start, the National School Lunch Program, and the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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