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New Food Aid Rules Could Hurt Some New Mexicans | The Line

Line SNAP Impacts

December 13, 2019 – Stricter mandates governing SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) were approved last week by the Trump administration. The rules approved last week by the Trump administration could cut food aid to some 37,000 New Mexicans. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists debate potential consequences of these new rules.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Dan Foley, former state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law

For More Information:
Federal Rules Could Cut Food Aid for up to 37,000 New MexicansNew Mexico In Depth

Trump Administration’s Own Study Shows Food Stamp Move May Hurt PoorReuters

Hundreds of Thousands Are Losing Access to Food StampsThe New York Times

NM to Seek New Waivers of SNAP Work RuleThe Albuquerque Journal

The Line: Federal Monitor For Some HSD Programs

July 22, 2016 – A federal judge recently ruled that a special master will be appointed to monitor the administration of two programs in the Human Services Division. Host Gene Grant leads a discussion on this news with this week’s Line opinion panelists.

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP
Mary T. Torres, attorney at Law Offices of Mary T. Torres