The Office of Virginia Department of Social Services announced that beginning in September, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will begin staggering its monthly benefits over the course of 2-5 days.
Food Stamp fraud rhetoric overlooks SNAP’s effectiveness and efficiency rate among safety net programs.
Contrary to popular belief, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a temporary resource used by families to purchase nutritious food. People typically enroll in SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program, when they are facing extenuating circumstances such as reduced work hours, job loss or financial difficulty. SNAP is a transitional tool that helps… Read more »