Anti-hunger advocates slam the expanded work requirements for SNAP participants in the Biden-McCarthy debt limit deal
Parker Gilkesson, a senior policy analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy’s Income and Work Supports team, said three months was an “arbitrary” time frame to allow participants to look for work before their benefits are cut off.
“It doesn’t consider the realities of today’s labor market,” she said. “Food plays an integral role in people being able to find work. You can’t find work when you’re hungry.”
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