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.