Voices opposes Senate cuts to food stamps
Recently we warned that the federal budget that just passed the U.S. House of Representatives would be devastating to low-income families. The Senate this week also advanced some cuts, and while they’re not as bad as the House, children who depend on food stamps could be much worse off.
The Senate agriculture committee passed a planned budget that would take away $4.49 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Half of the beneficiaries of SNAP, also known as food stamps, are children. Learn more in our release, where we speak out against these child-targeted cuts!