On Monday, February 12, 2018, President Trump released his fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget proposal. One key component: devastating proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that reflect a total disregard of the critical role SNAP plays as a first line of defense against hunger and poverty for tens of millions of Americans. See a statement by FRAC’s president on the cuts. This report is a summary of the proposed reductions to SNAP and an overview of how other critical nutrition and social safety net programs fare in the president’s budget.
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