Hundreds of thousands of Illinois residents could lose food stamps under proposed Trump rule change

WSIL TV - 03-21


CHICAGO (WLS/ABC) -- The Trump administration has been trying to change the eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the national food assistance program. The changes have the potential to affect hundreds of thousands of people, especially those already living in poverty. This week, Illinois lawmakers met with families that stand to lose their benefits.