Joe Heflin, left, of Jefferson City, Mo., loads free groceries into his car with help from a volunteer at the Samaritan Center food pantry. Missouri is among the states that reimposed a time limit on benefits for some food stamp recipients in April.
Joe Heflin, left, of Jefferson City, Mo., loads free groceries into his car with help from a volunteer at the Samaritan Center food pantry. Missouri is among the states that reimposed a time limit on benefits for some food stamp recipients in April. David A. Lieb Associated Press
Joe Heflin, left, of Jefferson City, Mo., loads free groceries into his car with help from a volunteer at the Samaritan Center food pantry. Missouri is among the states that reimposed a time limit on benefits for some food stamp recipients in April. David A. Lieb Associated Press
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Punishing the needy hurts us all

July 22, 2016 12:00 PM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.