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News Coverage Oct 17, 2022

Missouri Independent: Missouri families still waiting for summer food benefits for low-income children

“‘The fact that there are delays feels quite unnecessary given how much lead time states and USDA had to implement the program,’ said Lauren Bauer, fellow at the nonpartisan think tank the Brookings Institution, who has studied P-EBT nationally. A report  Bauer co-authored about P-EBT in 2020, from the Hamilton Project of the Brookings Institute, found the program reduced food hardship in low-income families with kids.”