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Panel Decries Food Stamp Cuts

September 18, 2013

Charleston Gazette – One in five West Virginians gets money to buy food from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as the Food Stamp program. Read

Nearly 40 percent of SNAP beneficiaries are children. Another 27 percent are elderly or disabled adults, while 22 percent are adults living with needy children.