Saturday, July 9, 2016
WDT: SNAP (What's That) Benefits Expanded
Do people who have never received public assistance know what acronyms like SNAP mean when they see them in a headline, as today when the lead story is the expansion of said benefits ?
Now a family of three earning $30K a year can receive the benefits. Governor Cuomo says its in a bid to reduce hunger and that's no game.
But seriously, are people up on the nomeclature of poverty including SNAP, EBT,HEAP,WIC and the list goes on ?
As with many topics, old phrases like surplus tease and food stamps are obsolete.