in the news

New Research Released on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

October 04, 2017 | WABI

New research was released today on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, to better understand the effects the program has on Mainers.

Two organizations, Maine Equal Justice Partners and Preble Street, partnered to survey families around the state.

The report written by a University of Maine Professor found 62-percent of respondents said they would get very little to no help to get the food they need if they lost SNAP benefits.

See more…