Welfare Rolls are Flat but Food Stamp Program Grows Rapidly

The number of people receiving food stamps has hit a record high during the recent recession and is holding steady. But that has not been the case for welfare. In some states, welfare participation rates have actually decreased over the past few years.
July 3, 2012

The number of people receiving food stamps has hit a record high during the recent recession and is holding steady. But that has not been the case for welfare. In some states, welfare participation rates have actually decreased over the past few years.

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