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Vilsack: Many people don't understand SNAP and who benefits

posted on November 8, 2013

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USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says a lot of people do not understand the SNAP (food assistance) program. He says more attention should be paid to efforts to get the small percentage of unemployed people receiving SNAP benefits connected to job opportunities.

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