Since taking office, President Joe Biden has been quietly unwinding one of the most heartless policies of the heartless Trump era: Work requirements on low-income Americans receiving food stamps and Medicaid.
So far, the Biden Administration has rescinded Medicaid work rules in Arkansas, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Michigan—products of the Trump administration allowing states to insist poor families work in exchange for their Medicaid health insurance. Biden has also reversed a Trump Administration plan to tighten work rules for childless adults on food stamps (SNAP), a move that would have ended nutrition assistance for 700,000 people had it not been blocked by a federal court.
Read more in Washington Monthly.
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