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The Millionaire on Food Stamps: Why Revising Categorical Eligibility is Essential to Fixing Welfare

Earlier this year, a recently retired Minnesota man by the name of Rob Undersander and his wife applied for federal benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. After a three-week waiting period, Undersander was astonished to find that he had been granted federal benefits totalling $278 per month. After donating his benefits to charity, Undersander contacted his Congressmen in order to tell them about his peculiar situation.

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FreedomWorks Applauds Senators Lee and Cruz for Promoting Work Requirements for Food Stamps

WASHINGTON, D.C. - FreedomWorks applauds Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for introducing an amendment to the Agriculture Improvement Act, S. 3042, which would strengthen work requirements for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and eliminate Obama-era waivers.