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2017 April

SNAP’s Time Limit

Emerging Issues in Litigation and Implementation

By Andrew Hammond & MacKenzie Speer Implementing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) is one of the most pressing issues that public benefits agencies and civil legal aid lawyers are facing. When states implement the time limit, SNAP caseloads often drop precipitously because the recipients affected face significant barriers to work and therefore cannot maintain SNAP eligibility. However, lawyers can enforce state compliance with federal law through litigation and offer innovative policy recommendations through administrative advocacy. Download this article   |   Read more ➢
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