How Do Federal Changes to SNAP and TANF Affect the District?
Kate Coventry is a Policy Analyst at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, focusing on a range of issues affecting low-income residents of DC, particularly TANF, Interim Disability Assistance (IDA), and homelessness. Her professional background is rooted in working with community-based organizations in the Washington area. She received a BA in sociology from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and a Master of Public Policy degree from George Washington University.
Kate will discuss how recent federal changes to the SNAP program (commonly known as food stamps) have affected DC residents, in addition to legislative proposals currently being considered by Congress. She will also examine how federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) policies intersect with the District’s recent TANF redesign effort.
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