Families deal with food stamp cuts

by Daniel Goodwyn

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Officials of local social service agencies say cuts in the federal SNAP program will pose a hardship to low-income families. (Photo by Daniel Goodwyn)

President Obama signed a new Farm Bill into law Friday,  but individuals with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits or food stamps will take a hit with more than 8 billion dollars will be cut from the program over the next decade.

Daniel Goodwyn reports on the continued struggle local families and food banks will face in the months ahead.

For those needing assistance, visit www.foodbankcenc.org. Click the “find help” button on the right side of the homepage, and enter your zip code or county in addition to the type of agency you wish to find.


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