SNAP

2014 SNAP (Food Stamp) Program Facing Billions in Spending Cuts as Farm Bill Debate Rages

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[Updated November 2013]  Without an extension to the 2009 stimulus funding for the Food Stamp/SNAP program, millions of Americans who rely on this program are going to see a cut in their benefits. The overall cut to the the program is around $5 billon dollars with the CBPP estimating the average cut will be $36 […]

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2016 – 2017 Food Stamp (SNAP) Income Eligibility Levels, Deductions and Benefit Allotment Payments

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2017 Update – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has reported that the SNAP program funding is likely to see significant cuts if the the House Budget Committee-approved budget plan is passed. More than $150 billion is proposed to be cut from the program (over 20 percent) over the next ten years (2017-2026). […]

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Food Stamp Program Now Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Helping to Feed Millions of Poorer Americans

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See this updated article for the latest program information, Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits and eligibility levels _________________ [Updated August 2011] The Federal Food Stamp Program is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). With the stimulus aspects of this program set to expire at the end of this year following the debt ceiling related cuts, folks need […]

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