01:29pm, 08/20/14
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SNAP Benefits Decrease This Month



(Springfield, IL) -- More than two million Illinoisans will have less to work with when they hit the grocery store this month. Today marks the day food stamp benefits take a step backwards as the extra money doled out as part of the 2009 economic stimulus package is cut off. Officials say about 350-thousand seniors and nearly 900-thousand children will be affected. A family of four will be receiving 36-dollars less per month.


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