Another $15 billion for food stamps, but poor households find groceries out of reach

“In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress last month approved more than $15 billion for the food stamps program, which provides assistance for 1.8 million low-income Pennsylvanians to purchase groceries. Yet 40% of households receiving food stamps — the neediest recipients — won’t see any increase in their benefits….”

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Publish Date: 04-16-2020

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Daniel Moore

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