The MTA’s website says it does not provide refunds for MetroCards ‘while the transit system continues to operate’ and is unable to resolve issues with ‘pre-tax MetroCards you received through programs like WageWorks.’
Waivers that exempt able-bodied adults in areas of higher unemployment from food-stamp work rules encourage dependency, conservatives say. But local experts contend the cost of withdrawing those waivers will exceed any benefit.
Soup kitchens and pantries will get surplus food the feds bought to help farmers hurt by the presidents tariffs. But other federal food policies, like cuts to SNAP, continue to hurt the hungry.