Letter to the Editor: A setback for Maine families

Does anyone really think Maine’s food pantries can do it all? Between 2011 and 2015, the number of Maine children living in extreme poverty rose eight times faster than the national average (source: Maine Center for Economic Policy). Now a new farm bill proposal wants to cut more Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, claiming it will help low-income people climb their way off welfare.

Read the full letter on the Sun Journal website.