With lower jobless rates, states impose time limits on food stamps

At least 500,000 people will lose food stamp benefits this year “due to the return in many areas of a three-month limit” for so-called ABADs, able-bodied adults without dependents, says the think tank Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. The total could be as high as 1 million people, according to a report by the center.… » Read More

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