4 News Articles about SNAP in the USA and UN

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4 News articles to summarize. 1 page each. all will be related to SNAP (supplemental nutrition assistance program) in the USA and UN

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heathrow
School: Boston College

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Running Head: THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD STAMPS

The Truth about Food Stamps
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THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD STAMPS
The Truth about Food Stamps
The Food Stamp Program in America is given the name Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program. It is the largest food program in America which give low-income earners
with funds they need to buy food. The program was started in the 1960s but has gone through
adjustments with time. Recently, a person on snap with no income would receive a topmost
monthly benefit of 189 dollars, while for a family of four it’d be 632 dollars. By March 2014,
about 46.1 million people in families were receiving SNAP. The greatest category of recipients is
families with children. Today, the cases of SNAP have swelled, which can be attributed to the
improved economy. Most adjustments to the program took place under the presidency term of
George W. Bush. The changes include motivating states to permit people extend their stay on the
program without providing proof of eligibility.
The money spent on SNAP has increased to76 billion which implies it is expensive,
though it is manageable by the federal budget. Recent studies have shown that SNAP advantages
have positive on the food safety of the recipients, hence they easily have access for the food
they need. The program minimizes households with child living in extreme poverty. Snap is
effi...

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