With all the brouhaha over the looming debt ceiling crisis (again!) the potential defunding of the Affordable Care Act (again!) and the continuing threat of a shut down of the American government (will this include the legislative salaries?) little has been said about the cutting of funding for the national food stamps program.
In short, House of Representatives Republicans narrowly forced passage of a bill late last month that cuts billions of dollars from the national food stamp program — the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, (SNAP.)