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Anxiety as stimulus hike in food stamps set to end



Published: Thu, October 10, 2013 @ 2:21 p.m.

Anxiety as stimulus hike in food stamps set to end

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won’t stretch as far as they have for the past four years. Food stamps — actually the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — go to 47 million Americans a month, almost half of them children and teenagers.


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1zz3(874 comments)posted 6 months, 1 week ago

plenty of part-time work now. ya gotta do what you gotta do

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2Jerry(441 comments)posted 6 months, 1 week ago

Did you know that despite this and despite the "shutdown", despite not having money to pay death benefits to the families of soldiers killed in Afghanistan; federal funding for PBS and NPR continues because it is deemed "essential" by the President?

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3zz3(874 comments)posted 6 months ago

So is flying his dog around in air force one, the gym, he pool, the caterer, on and on and on. Just spiteful thats all, but lets wait him out this time

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