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Tag: Government Shutdown

SNAP Cuts Hit Hard in New Mexico

In the lead up to, and during, the federal government shutdown late last year, we wrote a lot about how governmental cuts and shutdowns tend to affect America’s most vulnerable populations much more than they affect the proverbial middle class.  We used the delayed disbursement of SNAP... more

Shutdown Ends, but Suffering Designed to Continue

The 16-day government shutdown came to an end early this morning. Apparently the warnings that the U.S. would run out of the money needed to pay its debts, causing a widespread bank collapse, were enough to get the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to break their... more

In Shutdown, Need to Remember Who Is Affected Most

As we enter the second week of the government shutdown, we’ve heard stories of its effect across the country - from the shuttering of national parks; to NASA’s website going dark; to certain congress people explaining why they still need to receive a regular paycheck, even... more