Should the U.S. Tighten Access to Food Stamps?
Do you support tightening access to food stamps?
by Causes | 12.4.19
What’s the story?
- The Trump administration has announced a plan to cut food-stamp benefits for about 700,000 Americans as a way to encourage more people to work.
- The new rule would make it harder for states to grant waivers from a requirement that beneficiaries work or participate in vocational-training programs.
What are people saying?
Sonny Perdue, agriculture secretary:
“Government can be a powerful force for good, but government dependency has never been the American dream. We need to encourage people by giving them a helping hand but not allowing it to become an indefinitely giving hand.”
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH):
What do you think?
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