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Rural jobs are boosted by impact of SNAP

 


A recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture examines the impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in rural America. Widely viewed as a program that helps combat urban poverty and food insecurity, SNAP has seen a greater percentage of utilization in rural areas since the late 1990s.

SNAP participation grew exponentially, quadrupling between 2001 and 2013. This gro...



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