Why Half A Million People Will Lose Their Food Stamps This Year


At least 500,000 people will lose their food stamp benefits this year as many states revert to a strict three-month limitation on benefits, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

At the extreme, as many as one million of the country’s poorest people will lose food assistance, which averages $150 to $170 per person per month.

Those affected are people aged 18 to 49 who aren’t disabled or raising minor children. Most of them live a subsistence existence, scraping by with the help of government and charitable organizations and low-paying jobs, although college students are also eligible. Read more.

{Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. People in the comments are kenakadik. but People like commenters would complain if the government decided to cut them for families of minor children!