FRAC’s Review of President’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, President Trump released his FY 2018 budget proposal. The devastating cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) reflect a callous failure to recognize the critical role SNAP plays as a first line of defense against hunger for tens of millions of Americans. This review is a summary of proposed reductions to SNAP and an overview of how other critical nutrition programs and other social safety net programs fare in the president’s budget.

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Jun 21, 2017
Clarissa Hayes

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