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Reason #35: Record Numbers on Food Stamps

September 11, 2014

​Record Numbers on Food Stamps. Never in the history of the program have so many individuals been forced to rely on food stamps due to the poor economy.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance National Level Annual Summary.


As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

View the prior reasons here.