WASHINGTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Congress is looking at several places where they can cut funding and save money and the food stamp program is on the list of possibilities.
Nearly 21-million American households are reliant on food stamps.
The House Appropriations Committee has reviewed the 2012 fiscal year appropriations bill for the Department of Agriculture that includes $71 billion for the agency's "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program."
That's $2 billion less than what President Obama requested but a 9 percent increase from 2011, which, critics say, is too large given the sizeable budget deficit.
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