SNAP

2014 SNAP (Food Stamp) Program Facing Billions in Spending Cuts as Farm Bill Debate Rages

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[Updated November 2013]  Without an extension to the 2009 stimulus funding for the Food Stamp/SNAP program, millions of Americans who rely on this program are going to see a cut in their benefits. The overall cut to the the program is around $5 billon dollars with the CBPP estimating the average cut will be $36 […]

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2016 – 2017 Food Stamp (SNAP) Income Eligibility Levels, Deductions and Benefit Allotment Payments

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2017 Update – The USDA has published 2017 details for its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  The income thresholds and monthly benefit details are valid till September 2017 and reflect minor increases over last years levels. You can see prior year levels in the updates below.   Prior update – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities […]

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Food Stamp Program Now Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Helping to Feed Millions of Poorer Americans

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See this updated article for the latest program information, Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits and eligibility levels _________________ [Updated August 2011] The Federal Food Stamp Program is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). With the stimulus aspects of this program set to expire at the end of this year following the debt ceiling related cuts, folks need […]

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