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‘Stimulus’ food stamps may be a place to start

May 8, 2012
Gary Andersen, Lee Smith , Fairmont Sentinel

During the three years of Barack Obama's presidency, enrollment in the food stamp program has increased from about 33 million people to more than 46 million. Now, members of the House of Representatives are looking for ways to trim some fat from our swollen federal budget, and are considering repealing increases in monthly food stamp benefits Obama implemented three years ago, as part of his economic stimulus scheme.



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