Apr 12, 2019

Making the Case: States Must Close the Senior SNAP Gap

Special Projects and Initiatives Associate

As people age, they should be able to look forward to living healthy, happy, and hunger-free lives, not lives burdened by food insecurity. Fortunately, solutions are available for addressing senior hunger, and one of the most effective solutions is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Apr 10, 2019

Economist Jay Shambaugh’s Recent Testimony Provides More Reasons to Comment Against the Trump Administration’s Proposed SNAP Rule

Legal/Food Stamp Director

Fresh evidence of economic flaws underlying the Trump Administration’s proposed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rule was provided in a testimony given by The Hamilton Project Director Jay Shambaugh at a recent House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing.

Mar 27, 2019

The President’s Groundhog Day Budget is Familiar and Devastating for Low-Income People

FRAC President

The President’s Groundhog Day Budget came out later than it is due to Congress, and after Groundhog Day, but is no less Groundhog-ish because it was late. Like Phil Connors (aka Bill Murray) in the film Groundhog Day, the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget is caught in a loop, repeating many of the worst ideas from past years when it comes to public policy for low-income Americans.