Dec 4, 2019
Where the money from food stamps is actually going
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The White House is tightening work requirements for SNAP. Today, we're following the money. Plus: Twitter's junk bonds and how e-books impact libraries.
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The new rules will require more people to work at least 20 hours a week to receive benefits.
Holiday sales will help From Field and Flower, but Brexit could bring tariffs of up to 40%.
"Junk" bonds don't mean the company got an F in a test.
"It's really a measure, I think, of worker confidence in the economy," said Tara Sinclair of George Washington University.
Digital books are more expensive than physical books and create logistical challenges for libraries.