Study: USDA rule change would cut more than 11,000 R.I. families from SNAP

MORE THAN 11,000 households in Rhode Island will lose SNAP benefits under the Trump administration's proposed eligibility change.
MORE THAN 11,000 households in Rhode Island will lose SNAP benefits under the Trump administration's proposed eligibility change.
PROVIDENCE – More than 11,000 Rhode Islanders would lose Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits if a Trump administration proposal to narrow eligibility requirements is passed, according to a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The rule, which is open to public comment until Sept. 23, would cut SNAP eligibility to about 3.6 million…

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