Let Them Eat....Um, Less

Senate Makes Further Cuts to Food Stamps to Pay for Medicaid, EduJobs

...And they expanded the cuts to SNAP [food stamps]. A CBO score released last night shows the revised version more than pays for itself, reducing the deficit by $1.37 billion over the next ten years. SNAP benefits face a $11.9 billion rollback starting in April, 2014. A family of three can expect their benefits to drop about $50 a month...[emphasis mine]

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