In more than a dozen states, less than 80% of SNAP applications are being processed on time. Before the pandemic, the numbers were much better.
While the White House is asking for more money for the Women, Infants, and Children program, a House bill would reduce WIC funds.
Millions of people have had their benefits cut by at least $95 a month, at a time when food prices are up almost 10%.
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or D-SNAP, helps people access food aid or replace groceries damaged by disasters like Hurricane Ian.
The House version of the proposed federal farm bill would require parents with children over 6 years old to fulfill a 20-hour work or training requirement to receive benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. That means nationwide 3 million more people would suddenly need job training. The conundrum, said […]
New work requirements may change things for those who receive food and housing assistance in the Pennsylvania city.
A survey of 34 universities and community colleges found that about 48 percent of students reported food insecurity in the previous 30 days, 22 percent with such low levels of food security that they qualified as hungry.
Food banks and other organizations are coming up with contingency plans in case funding is cut from the federal budget.