Tuesday, January 12, 2010

7 Million More Food Stamp Recipients vs. Last Year - and Half Are Children

The Los Angeles Times reports today:
A study finds 7 million additional people receiving food stamps compared with a year ago, half of them children. California had a 21% increase in recipients. As more families are hammered by the recession, more are using food stamps to feed their kids, according to a study by the Brookings Institution and First Focus, a bipartisan child advocacy group. Read the full story

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