June 08, 2015
In The News
Pete Aguilar reflects on SNAP challenge, lists facts and myths
Last month, Rep. Pete Aguilar and his wife Alisha completed a week-long SNAP challenge, where they lived on no more than $4.73 per person, per day on food – the average benefit for California’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The Redlands Daily Facts covered the challenge, and this weekend followed up with Rep. Aguilar as he confronted the myths and challenges associated with SNAP and what he learned from the experience.
The full piece, “Pete Aguilar reflects on SNAP challenge, lists facts and myths” can be read in the Redlands Daily Facts or online here.