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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Obama’s Welfare State? Food Stamp Recipients Hit 45 Million for 50 Straight Months

As the Free Beacon reported: The number of beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 50 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). In June 2015, the latest month for which data is available, there were 45,510,153 beneficiaries of […]

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April 2016

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

March 2016

3/12/2016 - Food Stamps Update: 45 Million on the Rolls for 56 Straight Months

February 2016

2/15/2016 - Food Stamp Rolls have Over 45 Million People for 55 Straight Months

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

November 2015

11/10/2015 - Food Stamp Program still has Over 45 Million Beneficiaries

September 2015

9/10/2015 - Obama’s Welfare State? Food Stamp Recipients Hit 45 Million for 50 Straight Months

August 2015

8/12/2015 - Food Stamp & Obama: 45 Million Recipients for 49 Straight Months