PHOENIX (AP) — Yvonne Knight, who has respiratory problems that make her especially vulnerable in the coronavirus pandemic, can't buy groceries online with her food stamps — even though each trip.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The global coronavirus pandemic has put our economy in free-fall.
Even through Donald Trump’s reckless economic policies, like his pointless trade war with China or his deficit-busting tax cuts.. Eurasia Review - Published
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska received a statewide waiver from work requirements for food stamp recipients, the state health commissioner said Wednesday, as new coronavirus cases in Alaska also were.. Seattle Times - Published
Washington D.C., Mar 13, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The House on Friday readied a bill for passage to fund a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including free virus testing and paid sick leave.
In a.. CNA - Published
Washington D.C., Mar 13, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- Catholic bishops in the United States offered prayers and encouragement as Congress considers a relief package for the Coronavirus.
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· The Trump administartion is moving ahead with rule changes to the food stamp program that could boot 700,000 Americans from public assistance as the spread of the coronavirus continues damaging the.. Business Insider - Published
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday invalidated Michigan's Medicaid work requirements, weeks after a U.S. appeals court affirmed his decision to strike down similar rules.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Watch VideoA federal appeals court ruled that states can't require people to work in exchange for Medicaid benefits.
The decision upholds a lower court's ruling. Arkansas residents sued U.S... Newsy - Published
A three-judge panel found the Trump administration failed to analyze whether such requirements "would promote the primary objective of Medicaid — to furnish medical assistance," as required by law. NPR - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care suffered a serious setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled it.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor. NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •Politico
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday struck down the Trump administration’s decision to allow states to compel some Medicaid recipients to work or prepare for a job in exchange for their.. Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •Politico
· *The Trump administration unveiled a $4.8 trillion budget proposal Monday afternoon that would slash domestic programs and ramp up military funds.*
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· *Trump is moving to allow states to cap their spending on parts of Medicaid, a public health insurance program for low-income Americans.*
· *The new initiative allows states to convert portions of.. Business Insider - Published
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Watch VideoFourteen states, as well as New York City and Washington D.C. are suing the Trump administration over its new rule to tighten work requirements for people on food stamps.
The Agriculture.. Newsy - Published Also reported by •Politico
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it will allow Medicaid expansion with a work requirement in Utah, a decision that came despite courts taking a dim view of the requirement.. Seattle Times - Published
Watch VideoThe Trump administration is on track to institute some controversial changes to the country's food assistance program. But how did that government benefit become the system people know.. Newsy - Published
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday halted his Republican predecessor’s efforts to impose work requirements for some able-bodied adults to receive Medicaid health coverage,.. Seattle Times - Published
Under the new rules, most adults who quality for Medicaid coverage will be required to prove they work at least 80 hours a month, or are doing other activities like volunteering or hunting for a job. NPR - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
The Trump administration's proposal to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients has ignited a debate over food access for low-income people and cuts to government spending. FOXNews.com - Published
The federal policy shift to require more than 75,000 Washington food-stamp recipients to meet work requirements will jolt lives among the state's seasonal agriculture and tourism workforces. It must be.. Seattle Times - Published
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Re: “New work requirements end food stamps for 700K” [Dec. 5, A2]: It was with great sadness that I read that food stamps, and free and reduced lunch would be cut for so many. I work in a high.. Seattle Times - Published
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration, brushing aside tens of thousands of protest letters, gave final approval Wednesday to a rule that will remove nearly 700,000 people from the federal food-stamp.. Seattle Times - Published
Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements for recipients. Denver Post - Published
The Trump administration is tightening work requirements for the federal food stamp program in a move that will slash benefits for hundreds of thousands of people. The rule is one of three proposals.. USATODAY.com - Published