New Jersey lawmakers want to tackle climate change and hunger by reducing the amount of food that ends up in landfills.
In New Jersey, Muslim refugees join groups of mostly Jewish Americans to hold informal dinner parties that are part fundraiser, part bridge-builder.
Under a provision dubbed "heat and eat," 12 states have been able to circumvent SNAP cutbacks by providing heat assistance as well.
850,000 Americans receive SNAP benefits each month. This week, Newark mayor Cory Booker is putting himself in their shoes.