There has been a lot of buzz in the media about how potential cuts in the proposed Trump health care bill will affect us. Most of these changes will come for the poor and disabled. And yes, there will be cuts to SNAP or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Are benefits different in the blue states vs the red states? Yes, they are.

In this episode, I quote from a CNBC article about which groups may be hit the hardest if Pres. Trump’s proposed budget cuts become law. The article can be found here.

The nutrition advocacy people put out an interesting article about how the red and blue states differ in terms of their nutrition and child health programs.

Here’s another article comparing the quality of the snap program among red and blue states.

This Dartmouth research study ways in on the ethics of a national food program that benefits children to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the state.

Here is the website describing the Massachusetts healthy incentives program, which is part of the SNAP benefits package.

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