Food benefits – up close, personal and vital

“This is between me and God,” said the older woman sitting across from me. I will call her Tisa. She was dressed neatly in a coat and hat, and she clutched a plastic bag that contained her Social Security Awards letter, her latest rent receipt and utility bills, and the other documents that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP — commonly known as the food stamp program — requires...Read More


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  1. I have no problem with people who are not healthy enough to work getting all help available but do have a problem with those getting help when they could be working. Also, I think that food stamps should only be allowed to be used on basic needs not things that those who are just above the poverty level can not afford.

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