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The Harvest Box will increase hunger for SNAP recipients. Here's what Congress should consider instead

Fitzpatrick, Katie (2018) The Harvest Box will increase hunger for SNAP recipients. Here's what Congress should consider instead. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (13 Mar 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In February, the Trump administration proposed some major changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP. Under the proposal, at least half of recipients' benefits would be replaced by a 'Harvest Box' containing shelf-stable staples rather than fresh produce. Katie Fitzpatrick argues that the plan would increase hunger and the stigma of receiving SNAP. Rather than going forward with the administration’s proposed reforms, she writes that Congress should strengthen the program by increasing benefits and improving access to healthy food.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2018 13:53
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/89326

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