December 4, 2019
Press Statement: Another Attack on SNAP

"SNAP has several key features that make it effective in reducing food insecurity and improving health outcomes. Congress protected and preserved SNAP in the Farm Bill it passed on a widely bipartisan basis one year ago. Today's rule and others ignore the will of Congress to prevent food insecurity through the nation's first line of defense against hunger."

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December 4, 2019
Thousands of Ohioans will lose food stamps under change by Trump administration

“The administration suggests the change will restore the ‘dignity of work,’ but there is nothing dignified about going to a job interview hungry, and nothing about the experience of hunger makes someone more employable,” Hamler-Fugitt said.

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December 4, 2019
President Trump wants stricter SNAP work requirements. Ohio advocates object

"Most people who can work have jobs, Hamler-Fugitt said. They are low-wage with inconsistent hours, and offer no guarantees that people can achieve 20 hours a week, she said. Food pantries and food banks are already stressed, and the new SNAP rule will likely worsen the problem."

 

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