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“More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff”

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This February 2, 2016 article on the World Socialist Web Site (wsws.org) talks about an impending cut to food stamps that will affect millions of low-income people in the United States unless Congress does something to stop it.

 

“Are people on food stamps routinely buying lobster?: Nancy Eshelman”

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This April 10, 2015 article on The Patriot News website describes the reality of whether people on food stamps routinely buy steak or lobster.

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This January 5, 2015 Daily KOS article talks about cuts to the food stamp program as a result of temporary increases in funding to the program coming to an end this year.  An estimated 1 million adults will be effected by the cut.

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“This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps”

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This July 8, 2014 Washington Post article talks about what it’s like to be in poverty from the perspective of someone who had it all so to speak and then found herself on food

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“Pa. makes heating aid change to save food stamps”

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This March 7, 2014 WHTM ABC27 article talks about changes being made to the Snap program.

 

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“Food stamp program may reduce food insecurity for children”

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This March 3, 2014 Reuters article talks about a recent study that may show that food stamps do help curb food insecurity in families with children.

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“Cuts to SNAP program complicated, but slight”

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This February 8, 2014 article in the Warren Times Observer talks about the cut seen by many receiving SNAP benefits (food stamps) and explains some of the reasoning behind the cuts.

 

 

 

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