SNAP Continues to Face Deep Cuts in Congress This Thanksgiving


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that renders support to ensure access to food for needy families has suddenly been faced with continuous cuts in Congress.

The House-passed bill proposes to pull out an even bigger bite out of SNAP, which cuts over $40 billion over a decade. The House cuts would take away SNAP benefits from 4 million people, including children and seniors, and making it difficult unemployed workers to receive benefits.


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Federal Programs Related to - Food

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Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.

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Programs that are primarily engaged in financial administration, taxation and monetary policy. Campaign Finance, Federal Reserve; Monetary Policy; Taxation




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