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Phoenix Mayor lives off food stamps for one week

Phoenix Mayor lives off food stamps for one week

(1:30) As part of Hunger Awareness Month, Democrat Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton experienced what life is like for the 1.1 million food stamp recipients in Arizona. Stanton accepted a community challenge to live on a food stamp budget - $4.16 a day ($29 a week) for food for one person.

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cengland0 cengland0 (1958 days ago)
But food stamps is just one of the social services available and is considered a subsidy. I do not believe it is intended to be the only method you use to feed your family. You also have WIC, TANF, and NSIP. People getting food stamps may also qualify for unemployment, food vouchers, and direct cash assistance. Also, GET A JOB and pay your own way through life just like the rest of us.
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But food stamps is just one of the social services available and is considered a subsidy. I do not believe it is intended to be the only method you use to feed your family. You also have WIC, TANF, and NSIP. People getting food stamps may also qualify for unemployment, food vouchers, and direct cash assistance. Also, GET A JOB and pay your own way through life just like the rest of us.
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Guest: stuffthatilove (1958 days ago)
Latest comment: congratulations. one full week - impressive indeed. it brings tears to my eyes.
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Latest comment: congratulations. one full week - impressive indeed. it brings tears to my eyes.
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