Re: “Millions still struggle with hunger in US, USDA finds” (TNT, 9-4).
This article points out that more than one-third of households with children headed by single women struggle with food insecurity.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly “food stamps”) is the first line of defense against hunger in the U.S. But Congress is threatening to dramatically curtail it.
SNAP acts as a powerful economic stimulus. By providing resources that must be spent at local grocery stores and retail outlets, SNAP stimulates the farm-to-market connection and helps hundreds of thousands of private-sector jobs in farming, …