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More SNAP cuts coming…

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More SNAP cuts coming…

While the US House debates a forty billion dollar cut to the SNAP or food stamp program, other cuts to the food assistance program are already taking place.

Hugh Grogan was the longtime director of Human Services for Minnehaha County…

Grogan says despite what critics might think, South Dakota runs a very tight food stamp program…

Grogan says people cannot get unlimited food stamps in the state…

This cut would reduce food stamp spending by about five billion dollars across the country.

 

 

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