Bad prognosis: Medicaid and SNAP consume most dollars for th


by AEI on Apr 20, 2015 | Views: 41 | Score: 0
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AEI on Apr 20, 2015 11:40 AM said:

The House passed its budget plan with almost $1 trillion in cuts to Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) over the next 10 years. Commentators criticized the cuts as an attack on the poor in favor of the rich; arguments which have some merit. But spending trajectories for safety net programs over the next several years make the proposed cuts understandable.