The changes, outlined Monday in Donald Trump’s budget proposal, would reshape the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. The changes, outlined Monday in Trump’s budget proposal, would reshape the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, which supports roughly one in eight Americans, by reducing cash spending by about one-third from current levels. The plan is part of an effort to reform SNAP and save a projected $214 billion over a decade. The program would provide food-stamp recipients with “the same level of food value” as the current system, Perdue added. SNAP assistance cost $68.1 billion in 2017, with $63.7 billion given out as benefits.
Source: Mint February 13, 2018 06:22 UTC