Every day brings new reports that Congress is further whittling away the social safety net for low-income households, the disabled, and the elderly. One of the programs at risk is SNAP, formerly food stamps, a program that helps 1.5 million low-income North Carolinians buy essential groceries each month for themselves and their families.
You can read and comment on more news from Durham and Orange counties on editor Mark Schultz’s Facebok page. (Send him a Friend request at https://www.facebook.com/mark.schultz.94043). This week Mark posted a question with a link to our story “Is moving schools’ custodial services in-house worth $800K more? Custodians think so.”