Uncertainty Over Food Stamps as State Lawmakers Negotiate Budget
Republican lawmakers are negotiating a final budget proposal behind closed doors. Unclear is what will emerge from those talks. Details could be released as soon as Friday with votes taken next week. One proposal included in the Senate's budget has created uncertainty over food stamps. It was put forward by Senator Ralph Hise of Spruce Pine. For more on its potential impact, we spoke with Hannah Randall, CEO of MANNA FoodBank, a non-partisan group that serves 16 counties in western North Carolina.