Lawmakers turn to SNAP benefits and online delivery in next phase of COVID-19 legislation

“As Congress turns to the next round of legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout, the battle over food stamps likely will be the center of a heated debate.

Lawmakers will be debating an expansion of food stamp benefits and a major investment in grocery delivery for food stamp recipients — two provisions that Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Forest Hills, and anti-hunger advocacy groups have been pressing to get….”

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Publish Date: 04-26-2020

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Daniel Moore

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