Witnesses to Hunger (and Poverty) on the Hill

by  Greg Kaufmann https://www.commondreams.org/greg-kaufmann Nia Timmons was stressed. (Center for Hunger-Free Communities) A mother of three, she works full-time as an assistant teacher at a pre-K program in Camden, New Jersey where she earns $12 per hour.  By the second week of November, she still hadn’t received her family’s food stamp (SNAP) benefits and she didn’t know why.  She thought it might be due to the SNAP cut on  https://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=4036 November 1 that hit 48 million people, including 22 million children, but she couldn’t get any answers from the [...]