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Laura Bassett

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Struggle To Put Food On The Table, Survey Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A staggering 18 percent of Americans surveyed last month said there have been times over the past year when they could not afford to put...

Record Number Of Illinois Families Using Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A record number of Illinois residents are now using food stamps, according to the Illinois Department of Human Services. The Associated Press report...

State Accidentally Drops Woman From Food Stamps

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In late January, the Illinois Department of Human Services sent Susan Shaf a letter announcing that her monthly food stamp benefits were going down st...