NPR logo

A Food Stamp Crunch In Colorado

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/101651922/101651906" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
A Food Stamp Crunch In Colorado

Economy

A Food Stamp Crunch In Colorado

A Food Stamp Crunch In Colorado

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/101651922/101651906" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The recession has prompted more people to seek government food aid. In Colorado, some new applicants must wait more than a month for food stamps — delays that violate federal law.

Megan Verlee reports for Colorado Public Radio.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.