Dr. John Cook, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, was featured in an article by Steve Holt published in Take Part.

How to Lose the Single Mom Vote in NJ: Tell Them to Get Off of Food Stamps

“Every single mother in the USA, Mr. Lonegan’s mother included, is a superhero and deserves everyone’s deepest respect and support,” said Dr. John Cook, Senior Research Scientist at Children’s HealthWatch. “That’s why it is such a wonderful thing that SNAP is available to any family with children that is eligible to receive it, whether a single-parent family or two-parent family. Because single-parent families eligible for SNAP can receive the nutritional support they need for their children and themselves it increases all our chances for a prosperous future.”

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