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ERIC Number: ED547119
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov-18
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
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SNAP Cuts Put Youth at Risk
Lower-Basch, Elizabeth
Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP)
In a typical month in 2011, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) served 4.3 million low-income young adults ages 18-24, helping them buy needed groceries. This brief report demonstrates the detrimental impact the cuts proposed to SNAP in the House-passed Farm bill (H.R. 3102)--which is now being considered by a conference committee--would have on young adults.
Center for Law and Social Policy. 1015 15th Street NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-906-8000; Fax: 202-842-2885; Web site: http://www.clasp.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)