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Proposed food stamp cut a worry

Some find current allotment not enough

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On a recent weekday, Tyesha Murray visited the food pantry at the Schenectady Inner City Ministry and filled a plastic bag with loaves of bread. “My main thought was that if we had bread, maybe I could make turkey sandwiches,” Murray said while she and her 4-year-old son waited for her number to be called so she could stock up on groceries. Murray visits the food pantry once a month. The 37-year-old Schenectady mother of ...

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jonw757
June 16, 2013
3:20 p.m.

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You know what an uneducated Tyesha needs... Six kids she cant afford. Lets hope soon she gets to number 7, then blame the city because she cant afford to feed her kids for free. Unbelievable..

pbd
June 16, 2013
3:28 p.m.

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I think the dingbats in both houses of Congress need to try and survive on food stamps for a month before voting to cut the program.

wmarincic
June 16, 2013
5:42 p.m.

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If you can not support a child then don't have a child. I have always had pretty good jobs but I would not have 6 kids. Common sense....

cfield
June 16, 2013
7:29 p.m.

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why not? $1500 tax credit per child, you do the math

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