Gov't Report: Food Stamps Participation at Historic High, Even as Unemployment Rate Falls

Townhall.com Staff
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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.