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SNAP benefits help working families stretch small paychecks - starherald.com: Local News

SNAP benefits help working families stretch small paychecks

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Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 4:00 am | Updated: 9:44 am, Sun Jul 21, 2013.

The removal of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from the farm bill has raised concerns among many of America’s poorest people, who will most likely see cuts to their SNAP benefits come November.

Voices in favor of SNAP cuts often demonize the poor, saying that the government is subsidizing laziness, or providing Americans with a means to live on a permanent vacation.  

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