Title

"Capitol Update" piece on the number of Mainers receiving federal food assistan

Authors

Mal Leary

Source

Mainebiz

Date

12-15-2008

Pages

15

Abstract

"Capitol Update" piece on the number of Mainers receiving federal food assistance this month. The 189,000 figure--about one in seven residents--is the highest number in state history. The former food stamp program is now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.

Subjects

Food stamps, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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