News Articles

Letters: Cut in food stamps will cause new problems

Nutrition

The Sun, By Daniela Barajas

Cut in food stamps will cause new problems

A $39 billion cut in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps?

Although it’s true that some people take advantage of government welfare money up to a point, I disagree that it is a fair decision to cut $39 billion because, as recent research has shown, “one in seven people in the U.S. receive SNAP and/or are underemployed in July of 2013,” according to USDA data and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Read more