Breaking Latest – The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the United States is set to add new eligibility requirements that could put more than 75,000 people, including children, at risk of losing their food stamps.
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In West Virginia, a bill proposed by local legislators on the issue is under review. Caitlin Cook, director of advocacy and public policy at the Mountaineer Food Bank, stated, “As written, it is taking food assistance away from 75,000 West Virginians, including 30,000 children.”
The project is currently in the Senate Workforce Committee and is expected to become law very soon. Sen. Rollan Roberts, R-Raleigh, is the main promoter of the idea.