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Dan Rodricks: Andy Harris plays doctor to justify food stamp cuts

May 24, 2023

Andy Harris, the anesthesiologist and Maryland congressman who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and who decried masking and vaccination mandates during the pandemic, now wants to save children in low-income households from sugary soft drinks. Harris, the seven-term Republican who chairs a House agriculture subcommittee, thinks people enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) should not be allowed to use food stamps to buy sugar-sweetened beverages.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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