USDA wants ideas about how to better enforce 90-day limit on food stamps

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has long spoken out against the “permanent lifestyle” of able-bodied adults who receive food stamps. Now the USDA is asking how it can more stringently enforce its 90-day limit on benefits to those who work fewer than 20 hours a week. For years, conservatives have targeted the so-called able-bodied adults without… » Read More

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