Public Comment on Removal of Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Beneficiaries

Prepared by Erin Riker, Esq. The Center for Elder Law and Justice strongly opposes the proposed federal regulation ending categorical eligibility for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Benefits (SNAP, colloquially known as food stamps).  If categorical eligibility programs are ended, millions of needy Americans, including substantial numbers of senior citizens, will lose the benefits that…

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