The program is meant to help people who need help paying for food for themselves and children because they can’t afford it….
The effort by the Trump admin to ‘force’ people to work because they would be ‘hungry’ had the judge VERY unhappy….
The cuts would have affected 3/4’s of a million Americans….
The rule “at issue in this litigation radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans,” Howell wrote, adding that the Agriculture Department “has been icily silent about how many [adults] would have been denied SNAP benefits had the changes sought . . . been in effect while the pandemic rapidly spread across the country.” The judge concluded that the department’s “utter failure to address the issue renders the agency action arbitrary and capricious.”….