Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Under the program, known formally as the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, or SNAP, a family of four that gets $668 per month in benefits will find that amount cut by $36.” 47M Americans hit by food stamp cuts, starting today (USA Today)

“D.C. officials are projecting a 10 percent increase in the number of families who will be homeless this winter.” D.C. officials trying to prepare to handle increase in homelessness this winter (Washington Post)

“The majority of those surveyed . . . used the meager funds they raised for food.”  Everything You Think You Know About Panhandlers is Wrong (ThinkProgress)

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