Connecticut Food Bank http://wshu.org en People who rely on federal food help getting less now http://wshu.org/post/people-who-rely-federal-food-help-getting-less-now <p>People who get assistance from the federal food stamp program will see a reduction in their monthly benefit starting Friday.</p><p>As part of the federal stimulus program in 2009, more money was provided for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – or SNAP benefits. That increase expires on November 1. The size of the reduction will vary based on the income, number of family members, and expenses of each household, but <a href="http://www.ct.gov/dss/lib/dss/pdfs/snap/questionsandanswers.pdf">for a family of three, it’s expected to be a cut of about 30 dollars a month</a>.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:15:08 +0000 Craig LeMoult 7633 at http://wshu.org People who rely on federal food help getting less now