Texas Tribune – Number of Texans Receiving Food Stamps Up Sharply Amid Recession

The number of Texans receiving federal food assistance — commonly known as food stamps — has increased by nearly 1.4 million people in the last four years. Nearly 15 percent of Texans now receive food stamps, and many more than that are eligible.

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One thought on “Texas Tribune – Number of Texans Receiving Food Stamps Up Sharply Amid Recession

  1. It’s hard to believe that one the wealthiest state in the country has such a high rate of people depending on government assistance to sustain a standard of living. The rich need to stop being greedy and start helping the poor.

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