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Vermont has made strides in tackling childhood hunger, but nearly 19,000 children still face food insecurity.
The Trump administration has signaled interest in tightening up waivers for SNAP work requirements.
Furloughed federal workers are joining millions of other parents facing challenges paying for their children's basic needs.
The most risk is felt among people living in project-based rental assistance properties, for which 1,150 contracts have expired.
Although the administration did not achieve stiffer work requirements through legislation, it signaled this week its intent to pursue stricter work requirements for adult SNAP recipients without dependents through regulatory changes.
The American economy has seen strong growth and low unemployment, but many families continue to struggle.
Promising evidence shows the effectiveness of early intervention in helping newly at-risk workers.
Four maps illustrate geographic and racial disparities in economic opportunity across Mississippi.

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