Ken Regal: Extending the power of the American Rescue Plan

“The American Rescue Plan is powerful.

It makes major improvements to the public food safety net to protect our neighbors from hunger — particularly in boosting food stamp (SNAP) benefits — so that people don’t have to rely on charity to keep their families fed. SNAP’s monthly benefits have long been inadequate, with much more month than benefits. Extending the boost through September for all households means food on the table for millions, while it also translates to profits for food retailers and processors and wages for grocery store workers, truckers, farmers and farm workers….”

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Publish Date: 04-02-2021

News Outlet: TribLIVE

Author: Ken Regal

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