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Here’s how new work requirements for SNAP benefits would work under debt ceiling deal

May 31, 2023
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The holiday weekend debt ceiling deal struck by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) creates, in part, new work requirements for some food stamp recipients but with exceptions for certain populations, including veterans. The agreement released late Saturday night showed concessions from both sides — from GOP members, who wanted to tighten eligibility for not just food stamps but also for low-income health care, and from the Democrats, who called such restrictions a nonstarter.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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