This article was originally posted on www.socialworkblog.org
By Josette Keelor, News contributor
The Trump administration has proposed $763 billion in budget cuts over the next 10 years.
These cuts would repeal the Affordable Care Act and eliminate the Medicaid expansion, as well as greatly change how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) functions and set up work requirements for many who receive government subsidies - all programs that affect the people social workers strive to help.
For now, these are all what-ifs, because luckily for those who rely on supplemental government assistance, the U.S. House of Representatives has so far rejected the fiscal year 2019 budget, and Congress has rejected the House's first attempt at a farm bill...