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Congressmembers Take “Food Stamp Challenge,” Eating On $4.50 A Day

November 2, 2011 | 2:04 pm

Congressmembers Take “Food Stamp Challenge,” Eating On $4.50 A Day

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The number of Californians receiving food stamps jumped 11.5% between August 2010 and August 2011, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Department of Agriculture.  Actually, they’re not “food stamps” any more, but debit cards. The program has been rebranded as CalFresh in California and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program nationally. Recipients must be […]

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