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Food stamp cuts hitting some harder than others in Florence

Food banks seeing rush on supplemental food after stimulus runs out on SNAP benefits

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Posted: Saturday, November 23, 2013 9:00 pm

FLORENCE, S.C. — Across the nation, some families that have the least are having to tighten their belts even more this month because food stamp benefits have been reduced across the board.

Nov. 1 marked the sunset of federal stimulus legislation that gave every Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP) enrollee — approximately 47 million people, or one in seven Americans — a temporary boost that was a result of the lagging economy in 2009.

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