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Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013

After Friday, states will lose $5 billion in food aid

Funding provided by the stimulus bill in 2009 runs out on Friday, and poor families will see benefit cuts.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, California, economy, farm bill, food aid, Food Stamps, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, newsletter, Poverty, snap, States, texas

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/23/2013

States rethink asset tests for food benefit recipients

States are reconsidering asset caps for recipients of government food aid.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food Stamps, newsletter, Poverty, Rankings, snap, States, tanf, wealth