States moving ahead with food stamp cuts

 

States moving ahead with food stamp cuts

A girl pays for her mother's groceries using Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) tokens, more commonly known as food stamps, at a market in New York City. (Getty Images)Some states are already embracing deep cuts to the food stamp program similar to those passed by House Republicans in Washington, ending the food subsidy for tens of thousands of low-income Americans regardless of what Congress does.Spurred by the ballooning cost of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the GOP-dominated House voted Thursday 217-210 …

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