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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Which State Has the Highest Food Stamp Usage of All?

TooTired Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:14 PM
The maximum food stamp amount for one person is $200/mo., which works out to over $6.50/day. For two people, the maximum is $367/mo.--that's about $6.11/day. (I'm using 30 days per month.) The maximum decreases slightly as recipients are added, which makes sense because feeding five is probably not five times as expensive as feeding one. Food stamps are intended as a supplement for those who have some income...as their income goes up, their food stamps go down until they reach a point of non-eligibility.

The food stamp program seems to be a breeding ground of waste, fraud, and abuse. Some of the horror stories I’ve shared include:

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