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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

Sara Murray
WSJ [1]
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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[8] U.S. Food-Stamp Use Reaches Record 45.8 Million, USDA Says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-food-stamp-use-reaches-record-45-8-million-usda-says.html

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