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The Truth About the New Food Stamp Work Requirements’ Effects

Pictured: Ocasio-Cortez at a “Little Women” premiere in New York on Dec. 7, 2019. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images)

By Robert Rector / Jamie Hall

The Trump administration on Wednesday released a final rule strengthening work requirements in the food stamp program.

Predictably, it set off alarms on the left. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted, “My family relied on food stamps … when my dad died at 48. I was a student. If this happened then, we might’ve just starved. Now, many people will.”  Read More…