Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
The shutdown was more than an inconvenience for the 40 million people on food stamps.
The Trump administration is trying to made it harder for hundreds of thousands of people to get food stamps
Most able-bodied adults without kids already have to work for a certain amount of hours each month to collect food stamps from the federal program.
SNAP benefits are not to be used for tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, ornamental gourds, or uh, meth and boobs.
Up to half of college students report that they're either not getting enough to eat or are worried about their access to food.
Known as a "chilling effect," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
The House Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill last month and it includes plans to build a massive database in order to catch food stamp participants who register in more than one state.
If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
This latest Snapchat update has me wondering what happened to the app I loved.
Once again, the Trump administration invented a problem whose only solution is taking money from the poor to give to the rich.
Don't freak out—SNAP probably won't be replaced by Blue Apron-esque grocery boxes. Here's why.
It only costs $80 so, you know, worth it.