Pa. delegation, officials respond to Trump’s proposed budget cuts

“….Imposing a work requirement represents a belief that people on food stamps are lazy, said Ken Regal, executive director of anti-hunger nonprofit Just Harvest.

“If that’s the policy of the federal government, then we have done a moral disservice to our fellow Americans,” Mr. Regal said. “We already have a process in place that says if you don’t have kids at home, you are already subject to a work requirement.”

Approximately 1.8 million people in Pennsylvania receive food stamp benefits, roughly 40 percent of beneficiaries are children, according to state statistics….”

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Publish Date: 05-23-2017

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Kate Giammarise and Tracie Mauriello

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