Pro-Life, Until Birth

This week, the Trump Administration is again proving that it’s “pro-life” until after the person is out of the womb. The Trump administration is proposing bumping 3.1 million people off of food stamps (about 8 percent of the total program) through the federal rule-making process. In other words, by Presidential fiat instead of through the Constitutionally-mandated legislative […]

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Republicans’ Half-Baked Food Box Proposal Would Hurt the Poor, our State Budget, and Local Economies

Republicans backing Trump’s new food stamps plan have failed to do their research. (SNAP — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — is the official name for the food stamp programs.) The plan cuts more than $200 billion from the program over the next decade by replacing debit-like cards that can be used at approved stores […]

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