Grovum Jake

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Reporter who covers social policy for Stateline, a daily news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that covers trends in state policy

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Federal money for  food stamps  has almost doubled since the start of the Great Recession, now covering 48 million people.

Despite Tough Times, Is There a War on Food Stamps?

Federal money for food stamps has almost doubled since the start of the Great Recession, now covering 48 million people.

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