Cuts to food stamps impact thousands of Arkansans - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Cuts to food stamps impact thousands of Arkansans

(WMC-TV) - An investigation reveals thousands of Arkansans will be impacted by cuts to the SNAP program.

According to reports, over 220,000 residents will be affected by the recent cuts to the program.

A representative from the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, Vicki Pillow, believes this will impact her organization.

"Even though we don't work directly with the SNAP program, here at the food bank of Northeast Arkansas, when SNAP benefits are cut...we could see longer lines at our partnered food pantries," stated Pillow.

In Arkansas, the total cuts to SNAP benefits equal $52 million.

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