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Editorial: More bang for food stamp buck possible

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The jury is still out on the farm bill in Congress, but the $4.5 billion in food stamp cuts over a 10-year period approved by the Senate last week is likely to be just the starting point in the House, which takes up the bill after the Fourth of July. If anything, spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (a k a food stamp) Program should be increased, given the fact that the economy hasn’t recovered enough ...

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