by Countable | 4.1.19
"We think we are helping people to, again, move into the dignity of work and the respect of providing for their families."
Desjarlais: "People believe that able-bodied people who can work, should work. Do you have any idea why there might be so much pushback and concerns on this measure?"
Perdue: "I have no clue."
"This proposal ignores the intent of Congress, would worsen hunger in this country, and would do nothing to help increase stable, long-term employment or move individuals to self-sufficiency. We urge you to immediately withdraw this proposed rule."
“In their proposal, the USDA didn’t provide any evidence to show that taking away food assistance from 755,000 people will help those people get jobs. So, their final ruling might be open to legal challenge depending on what the comments say and what the evidence is that the USDA ends up citing,” said Hayes.
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