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.