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Monday, May 9, 2011

Walker's Wars: Safety Net - 1 in 7 depend on FoodStamps

While Governor Walker continues to strategize  on how to cut Medicaid-BadgerCare-SeniorCare and destroy homerule by counties and municipalities the WSJ reminds us how desperate many Americans ( 1 in 7 ) have become ... May 3, 2011, 2:10 PM ET  - About 1 in 7 in U.S. Receive Food Stamps by Sara Murray
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.
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.
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WI 1848 Forward: #Walker 's Wars: #SafetyNet - 1 in 7 depend on #FoodStamps http://wi1848forward.blogspot.com/2011/05/walkers-wars-safety-net-1-in-7-depend.html?spref=tw

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