Thursday, February 3, 2011

Food Stamp Usage Rises Again, Now at 10.5% of Virginians

A year and a half after the Great Recession "ended," the number in the Commonwealth has increased to 837,005 people, up 1% over 2010.  In the United States, 43 Million use Food Stamps, according to the US Department of Agriculture.    Last year's figures soared 40%-75% in this area from 2007.

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