The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides crucial support to many Americans living with disabilities, who often face higher living expenses than the non-disabled population.
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13 - Years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane. The storm killed 1,577 Louisiana residents, displaced hundreds of thousands of people and damaged 70 percent of occupied housing in New Orleans (Source: CNN)
Rejecting coverage expansion has consequences; Legislature’s chief economist blames tax base for budget woes; A new jail not the only answer for Orleans Parish Prison problem; $391 million in disaster loans forgiven for Louisiana