Perdue: Too many states abandoned ‘goal of self-sufficiency’ for SNAP

The Trump administration will hold states accountable “for transitioning able-bodied [SNAP] recipients permanently into the workforce,” said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in an essay that underlined the White House call for new or tougher work requirements in federal welfare programs. “Too many states have abandoned this goal of self-sufficiency.” Conservative Republicans are pushing for stricter… » Read More

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