How Republicans Will Govern – “The People’s Work – ‘One in five US children now rely on food stamps’ – ‘House Republicans Pass Deep Cuts in Food Stamps’
Republicans refuse to raise the minimum wage and cut funding for food stamps and other social safety net programs.
And then tell us it’s Obama’s fault that so many children need food stamps.
‘The number of children in the United States relying on food stamps for a meal spiked to 16 million last year, according federal data, signaling a lopsided economic recovery in which lower income families are still lagging behind’.
‘The roughly one in five children who received food stamps in 2014 surpassed pre-recession levels, when one in eight or 9 million children were on food stamps, according to the U.S. Census survey of American families released on Wednesday’.(1)
September 19, 2013
‘WASHINGTON — House Republicans narrowly pushed through a bill on Thursday that slashes billions of dollars from the food stamp program, over the objections of Democrats and a veto threat from President Obama’.(2)
(1) : http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/one-in-five-us-children-now-rely-on-food-stamps-census-data/