Accuracy in Media

$1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

From the Washington Examiner: The House Appropriations Committee released legislation Tuesday that provides $79.7 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. “This is $1.2 billion below last year’s level and $2.02 billion below the president’s budget request, reflecting declining enrollment,” the committee said. Photo by ajmexico

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Food Stamp States of America: 45 Million People on Rolls for Past 53 Months

So much for an economic recovery, Obama, as people are still on the food stamp rolls: The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 53 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture. There were 45,415,445 beneficiaries of […]

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March 2017

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April 2016

4/14/2016 - $1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

January 2016

1/14/2016 - Food Stamp America: 45 Million on the Rolls for 54 Straight Months

December 2015

12/22/2015 - Food Stamp States of America: 45 Million People on Rolls for Past 53 Months