Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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.
If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
As attorney general, Sessions will have a huge platform upon which to influence the federal food stamp program, officially known as SNAP.
Federal prosecutors have indicted 11 top leaders of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on charges of money laundering and fraud.
A Million Americans Could Soon Lose Their Food Stamps — And People of Color Are Getting Screwed the Most
This year, 23 states are expected to lose federal food aid because of stricter rules triggered by falling unemployment rates. But the economy hasn't improved equally for everybody.
1.1 million unemployed recipients of food stamps only have until the end of March before they lose all their food aid and are once again forced to fend for themselves.
In an uncharacteristic display of bipartisan prudence, the great state of Texas has just passed a new law allowing freed drug offenders to receive food stamps.