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Growth in the food stamp program appeared to reach a plateau in February — with 14.3% of the population relying on the safety net program.
Click the image for a map of food stamp use by state.The number of food stamp recipients was essentially flat in February, the most recent month available, with 44.2 million Americans receiving benefits, according a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
I am glad that you Canucks have the good sense to run a program that way.
Originally posted by Solsthime331
reply to post by butcherguy
i cant say for USA but canadas food bank is ran by civilians donating food not the governement giving it to them free of charge...
Originally posted by butcherguy
The people need food stamps because the economy is so good.
As far as I know, all of our elected politicians have been saying that inflation is not a problem...... Since Jimmy Carter was the POTUS.
My first new pickup truck (1984) cost me $7,200.
My second new pickup truck (1996) cost me $23,000.
They were different brands, but roughly equivalent vehicles.
I am not buying new vehicles anymore. The prices that I see now are too much.