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Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Maintain Additional SNAP Benefits

The federal stimulus package that increased funding for food stamps since the financial collapse in 2009, expired Friday. But Pennsylvania U-S Senator Bob Casey is pushing to extend the increased funding levels for another year.


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Study Shows Many In Philadelphia Area Struggle To Pay For Food

A new study shows the Philadelphia area has a high rate of what is called “food hardship” — that is, households without enough money to buy all the food they need.