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Welch Advocates for Enhanced SNAP Support for Students and Seniors

Senator Welch Advocates Bills to Boost Value of Food Stamp Benefits

SNAP Participants Could Deduct Student Loan Payments Under Proposed Legislation 

According to WCAX3, Vermont Senator Peter Welch advocates to help people who rely on food stamps. He introduced two bills to make sure they get more value from their benefits. One bill allows SNAP participants to deduct their student loan payments from their income. The other bill exempts Social Security’s yearly adjustments for seniors from affecting their SNAP benefits.

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Welch Advocates for Enhanced SNAP Support for Students and Seniors. (PHOTO: WFYI)

Senator Welch Advocates Parties in Addressing Food Insecurity with Targeted Solutions

Senator Welch advocates visits South Burlington Senior Center to discuss bills helping seniors and students afford food amid rising costs. He emphasizes the importance of addressing food insecurity, especially for lower-income individuals affected by increasing prices. Welch advocates with both Democrats and Republicans to tackle the issue, offering targeted solutions to ease financial burdens and ensure access to food. With bipartisan support, his efforts aim to provide relief for struggling individuals and families nationwide as concerns grow about federal programs keeping pace with demand and inflation.

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