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July 20, 2024 8:13 pm

Georgia families struggle to buy food during summer as state declines to extend enhanced benefits

Stanley Dunlap’s Georgia Recorder article examines the impact of the cessation of enhanced SNAP benefits in Georgia, highlighting the challenges faced by low-income families, such as Tasha Marshall, who relied on the additional food assistance to provide meals during school breaks and summers.

New regulations target transportation emissions in Georgia

The implementation of new federal clean-truck standards in Georgia, starting in 2027, is poised to enhance air quality and public health, targeting the state’s largest source of greenhouse-gas emissions. Bridget Murphy Brown, a public health advocate and Georgia registered nurse, emphasizes the positive impact on vulnerable communities living near major transportation routes, while urging further collaborative efforts to address the health implications of emissions and promote a healthier environment for future generations.