Trump’s food stamps cuts will aggravate inequality: Is this the America we want? | Opinion

“…In the context of rampant and growing income inequality, terminating categorical eligibility will yank food assistance from 3.1 million Americans with a demonstrated need — 16,000, for instance, in Allegheny County alone — cutting the number of vulnerable Americans currently receiving food stamps by 11 percent.

The change would have a huge impact on “near-poor” working families who rely on food stamps to help put food on the table….”

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Publish Date: 09-17-2019

News Outlet: Pennsylvania Capital Star

Author: Emily Cleath, Diana Paulson, Dawn Plummer

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