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Food Stamp Rolls Continue to Rise
Posted By admin On December 8, 2010 @ 8:39 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
More people tapped food stamps to pay for groceries in September as the recession and lackluster recovery have prompted more Americans to turn to government safety net programs to make ends meet.
Some 42.9 million people collected food stamps last month, up 1.2% from the prior month and 16.2% higher than the same time a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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