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President’s FY 2020 Budget Recycles Terrible Ideas that will Deepen Hunger and Poverty
The president’s harsh FY 2020 budget calls for spending cuts to SNAP of $220 billion over the next 10 years. Such cuts will increase hunger and poverty, worsen health outcomes, decrease the ability of children to do well in school, and lower productivity, all of which will exact a heavy toll on the economy.
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The president’s budget reprises the widely ridiculed “America’s Harvest Box” proposal.