Food Stamp Use: Up 70% Since 2007, and Growing

Improving economy will limit recipients after that, says CBO report

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 20, 2012 7:16 AM CDT

(Newser) – We earlier reported that 45 million Americans are currently on food stamps, and a new report out of the Congressional Budget Office puts that number in perspective: The number of food stamp users has jumped 70% since 2007, and shows no signs of stopping. The...   Read full story »


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