Several states are considering measures restricting how welfare benefits can be used. In Kansas, a bill on the governor's desk will bar recipients from spending their benefits on movies, swimming or casinos, or from withdrawing more than $25 per day from ATMs. Brownie Harris/Corbis hide caption

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Food stamps aren't "stamps" anymore — they're debit cards. But they won't get you a trip to Hawaii. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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