Beginning tomorrow, 251,000 Maine people, 94,000 of them children, will see their food assistance benefits cut, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. All of the more than 47 million Americans who receive SNAP will see their food assistance reduced when a modest boost in benefits to … More 94,000 Maine children face food assistance cut in November
You might have heard on the news about more state budget cuts affecting children in the offing. Here is the story. Richard Rosen, the director of the Governor’s Office of Policy and Management submitted a proposal to the Appropriations Committee of the Maine Legislature on Tuesday that would cut millions of dollars from children’s program … More What was that news about more state cuts????