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Stimulus funding for SNAP benefits to end Nov. 1

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ATLANTA –Effective Nov 1, as mandated by federal law, food stamp recipients in Georgia will see a reduction of their monthly benefits. The upcoming reduction is due to the end of the 2009 Recovery Act’s temporary boost in funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. It will impact every household that receives food stamps, [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP VOTES AGAINST INCREASING HUNGER IN AMERICA

By   /  September 20, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop (GA-02) opposed increasing hunger in America by voting against H.R. 3102, the “Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act,” which will cut basic food aid (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) by nearly $40 billion over ten years, denying nutrition assistance for nearly 4 million Americans next [...]

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