So last year, as part of the farm bill, Republicans pushed for cutting the food stamp program. Essentially, they closed a loophole in 16 states, including my home state of Pennsylvania. When applying for SNAP benefits not only income and assets are considered, but ongoing bills including utilities. [Read more…]
I’m not the first person to take on the #SNAPChallenge. And as it turns out, I’m in good company.
Mayor Cory Booker of Trenton did.
So did Panera Bread’s multi-millionaire CEO.
I would encourage anyone to do this for a better understanding of what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes, and speak with better authority on SNAP Benefits of which we all contribute.