As hunger spreads across a locked-down nation, the Trump administration has balked at the simplest ways to feed the hardest hit, through expanding school meals programs and food-stamp benefits and waiving work requirements as unemployment reaches
As one of the most intensely gentrifying cities in the nation, the District cannot afford for this crisis to further fuel displacement. The D.C. Council has passed impressive measures protecting residents during this unprecedented time.
A Trump administration rule that would have tightened work requirements for food stamps was blocked by a federal judge on Friday, who cited the rapidly spreading coronavirus in her decision. D.C. District Court Chief Judge Beryl A.