Food Stamp Recipient Rolls Grow

The recession added about 4.8 million people to the rolls of the federal food stamp program between February 2008 and February 2009. The states that experienced the largest increases in food stamp recipients are Idaho, Utah, Nevada and Florida.

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Change In Food Stamp Enrollment, By State

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Credits: Jessica Deahl and Alyson Hurt / NPR

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