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500,000 Children to Lose Free School Meals Under Trump’s Food Stamp Rollback

HeadlineSep 27, 2019

The Trump administration is poised to cut off food aid to 3 million people as it plans a massive rollback of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. This week, the Agriculture Department was flooded with over 75,000 comments from activists and political leaders, as a public comment period for the rule change came to a close. Among those who could be affected are as many as half a million schoolchildren who stand to lose access to free school meals.

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