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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.

 

“Pa. to eliminate asset test for food stamps”

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This April 21, 2015 article on the Philly.com website talks about a change coming to the SNAP (Food stamp) program.  It has been said in this article that as of Monday the asset test is being removed from the SNAP program.

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“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.

“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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“Don’t cut aid to hungry”

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This December 3, 2013 article on the Philly.com website talks about consequences of decreasing funding to programs like SNAP (aka Food Stamps) and includes statements from the perspective of a physician about the impact these cuts have on the health of patients.

 

 

 

“Time to take a bite out of food stamps?”

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This August 2, 2013 article found on the Philly.com website talks about the history of the food stamp program, describing its initial purpose, some of the changes that it has gone through and brings you up to the present debates over the SNAP program

 

 

“Food Stamp Cuts Twice As Deep In New GOP Proposal”

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This August 1, 2013 article found on the HUFF POST: Politics website, talks about Republican efforts to double the amount of the cut to funding for food stamps a much deeper proposed cut then was in the bill that died last month.

 

“Food Stamp Cuts Set To Kick In, Congress Not Paying Attention “

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This July 29, 2013 article found on the Huff Post: Politics website talks about the impending cut that will affect every person who receives food stamps (SNAP benefits) in the United States this November unless Congress pays attention to this issue.

 

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