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Food stamp use soars in Mass.
Boston Globe ^ | 7/23/2008 | Jonnelle Marte

Posted on 07/23/2008 5:11:33 AM PDT by jstassis

Massachusetts, which earlier this decade had the lowest percentage of eligible residents using food stamps, now has the fastest-growing food-stamp program in the country, a dramatic turnaround that state officials attribute to soaring food prices and a simplified application process.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: foodstamp; nannystate; welfare
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To: mouse1

“Great, not only do they tell you when you are not eligible, they also tell you how to become eligible. Idiots!”

In Rhode Island, they actually run radio spots PROMOTING food stamps.


21 posted on 07/26/2008 12:38:58 PM PDT by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your tax dollars)
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