Congress Cuts Food Assistance Benefits

“Congress Cuts Food Assistance Benefits,” ABC FOX Montana, November 1, 2013.

“For a household of three, the early reduction will mean a loss of $29 in benefits per month. Semmens said SNAP is one of the most effective ways for low-income families to put food on the table and stimulate the economy. ‘For every dollar that’s spent in SNAP benefits, it generates a $1.70 in economic activity,’ said Semmens.”