A Meager Existence on Food Stamps

January 11, 2010 | The New York Times |  Link to article

A recent article in the New York Times safety net series focused on Americans who are living on nothing but food stamps. The article analyzed state data and reported that 6 million Americans receiving food stamps reported that they have no other income. The New York Times published reader responses to the article, including a letter to the editor by Elizabeth Lower-Basch noting the poor response of Temporary Assistance in the recession.

Read the entire article, Living on Nothing But Food Stamps. Or view Ms. Lower-Basch's letter.


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