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Trump administration proposes new rule that could cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

1 month ago   |   By WISN

It is the administration's latest step to clamp down on the food stamps program, which covers 38 million Americans, and other public assistance services.
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Trump administration's proposal would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

Trump administration's proposal would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.
The Agriculture Department said Tuesday that the rule would close “a loophole” that enables people receiving only minimal benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to be eligible automatically for food stamps without undergoing further checks on their income or assets.
“For too long, this loophole has been used to effectively bypass important eligibility guidelines. Too often, states...
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3 Million Could Lose Food Stamp Benefits Under Trump Administration Proposal

3 Million Could Lose Food Stamp Benefits Under Trump Administration Proposal

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The administration wants to close what it calls a "loophole" that allows states to give benefits to those would not otherwise be eligible by raising or eliminating income and asset limits.
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