Right-wing media have once again attacked the federal food stamp program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), this time by misleadingly citing a projection that the program will cost $770 billion over the next decade. In fact, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that both food stamp enrollment and costs will decline during that period as the economy improves.
Right-wing media are attacking a program designed to increase awareness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) among the elderly, saying they hope the effort "come[s] to a quick end." But SNAP outreach programs have... Read Post
Food stamp cuts came in two bills in 2010. One was in the state fiscal aid bill, which cut SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) funding by $11.7 billion. Then there was the child nutrition bill, and another $2.2 billion ... Read Post