Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Don't allow Congress to chop SNAP

Don't allow Congress to chop SNAP

Thank you so much for highlighting the erroneous reasoning behind new efforts to create work requirements for Americans collecting SNAP (food stamp) benefits (“Workfare push suffers from a flawed premise,” April 13).

SNAP is an incredibly effective program that lifted more than 8 million people out poverty in 2015, including 3.8 million children. Two-thirds of SNAP recipients cannot work as they are children, elderly, or disabled, and...

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