Gov't Report: Food Stamps Participation at Historic High, Even as Unemployment Rate Falls Staff
Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:17 AM
A recently released Department of Agriculture (USDA) report on the "Food Assistance Landscape" for the fiscal year 2013 shows that for the second year in a row, participation in the federal government's SNAP (food stamps) program has increased despite a corresponding drop in the unemployment rate, bucking the historical trend.