Hunger Solutions NY Calls for State to Offset Federal Cuts in Hunger Benefits
With Congress downgrading the COVID crisis, the emergency allotment for SNAP (food stamp) benefits ended at the end of February. Several million New Yorkers will lose at least $95 a month in SNAP benefits. Other federal food benefits have been scaled back as well. Krita Hesdorfer of Hunger Solutions NY reviews what is happening and discusses how the state can step in. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.