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Jan 09, 2015
As the United States climbs back from the recession, food stamp requirements will begin to tighten. Previously, an adult was eligible for food stamps for only up to three months unless they were working or attending a job training program for a minimum of 20 hours a week. But during the economic recession, the three month food stamp limit was waived due to the surge in unemployment. Currently, 42 states still have either full or partial waivers in place.
But now, a think tank known as the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is urging Congress to...