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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

Congresswoman Deb Haaland: Issues and Priorities

Deb Haaland

December 6, 2019 – Senior Producer Matt Grubs catches up with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. The freshman congresswoman has been outspoken on the need for greater investigation into missing and murdered Native women and speaks frankly about how she feels law enforcement needs to prioritize such cases. She also addresses the need for more robust broadband access throughout New Mexico, as well as her role in presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. 

Guest:
Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Congressional District 1