The SNAP work reporting requirement age just rose by one year. It's already affecting who gets benefits.
The upper age limit for SNAP recipients (able bodied, without dependents) who have to prove they’re working or looking for work at least part time has just risen from age 49 to age 50. Eventually it'll go up to age 54.
Some Congressional Republicans want older Americans to prove that they work or are looking for work to get those benefits.
The Trump administration had said states could require some people to prove they had work to get benefits.
But state's training program spends much more per person than the figure Congress might allocate if it decides to pass a SNAP work requirement
New work requirements may change things for those who receive food and housing assistance in the Pennsylvania city.
House Republicans have unveiled the 2018 farm bill. The legislation doesn’t just deal with agriculture, though. It also includes money for food stamps, now known as SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. And that funding comes with strict work requirements. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.