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By Connie Sharp
Glasgow 

Letters to the Editor

SNAP and TANF

 

September 13, 2017



I’m writing because I can’t sit silent while radical Republicans in DC rip away the safety net supporting working people.

As a caregiver, I care for the sick and elderly, helping them live day to day. Because of my low wages and changing hours, I also rely on the SNAP program to make my budget stretch. I get $80 a month for food stamps. It’s a small amount but that helps offset my water bill.

We were on TANF for a couple years to support two young kids, before my husband was able to move into a full time position, and I found a full time job as a CNA at the hospital.

We would have h...



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