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House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The measure would cut $40 billion from the federal SNAP program over 10 years. Republicans who back the cuts say they attack fraud. In reality, the vast majority of SNAP recipients either work or are children, disabled or elderly. The House is poised to take up the bill Thursday.

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