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Proposed food stamp cut a worry

Some find current allotment not enough

Saturday, June 15, 2013
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The federal food stamp program, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is now on the chopping block. A proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives would cut the SNAP program by $21 billion over the next decade, while a Senate proposal would cut the program by $4.1 billion over the next 10 years. ...

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