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A lady shops at Aldi, a retail grocery store chain in Wheaton, Illinois, U.S., April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Nandita Bose - RC15AC295520

Trump should increase SNAP benefits, not cut them

Lauren Bauer, a post-doctoral fellow in Economic Studies, analyzes the effects President Trump’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would have on food security and health across the country. Bauer discusses different potential policy proposals in order to improve the effectiveness of SNAP, thus reducing hunger in the U.S.

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