July 30, 2019
More than 600,000 Kentuckians, many of them children, are going hungry, according to a new “Map the Meal Gap” report by the group Feeding America. The situation could become worse due to changes in the SNAP program that are being implemented at the state and proposed by the Trump Administration on the federal level. Dustin Pugel is a policy analyst at the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy where he focuses on health policy and safety net programs. He speaks about the impact these changes could have on families and our economy.