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SNAP proposal would deny benefits to millions


In July, Eric Cantor and his fellow Republicans took SNAP benefits out of the Farm Bill, and the reductions they are currently working on for the SNAP program are more dramatic. The Food Bank For New York City’s Margarette Purvis, author Sasha Abramsky, Columbia University professor Dorian Warren, and The American Prospect’s Monica Potts discuss these proposals and the current state of American poverty.