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The Effects of Potential Cuts in SNAP Spending on Households with Different Amounts of Income

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Govt Finance,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49978-SNAP.pdf

In an average month in FY2014, 47 million people or one in seven U.S. residents received federal food benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.  This report examines several options for reducing spending for the program as demanded by some in Congress and the potential effects on households of varying incomes.  From the Congressional Budget Office