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A recent proposal would limit states’ ability to increase SNAP's income limits set at the federal level.
A popular article highlighted stories from American families with incomes ranging from $75,000 to $400,000.
Presidential candidates and lawmakers have proposed expanding the EITC or implementing new tax credits.
If combined with other more robust reforms, reconsideration could be a valuable step in the determination process.
The Trump administration has proposed changing how inflation is measured when setting federal poverty thresholds.
The Trump administration continues to advance work requirements in federal health, nutrition, and rental assistance programs.
The Trump administration is proposing to change the way the US officially measures poverty.
Temporary or contractual jobs that lack benefits, job security, and child care present challenges to public housing residents.
The Congressional Budget Office recently released an interactive tool in which users can select options to fix Social Security.
Most Chicago Housing Authority residents subject to work requirements were compliant.

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