Entitlements

40 Percent of Americans Want Cuts in Food Stamp Program

24 percent want it to stay the same, 24 percent want an increase

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Fewer Americans support cutting food stamps than leaving the program alone or expanding it, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.

Too bad for them. Congress is about to cut food stamps anyway. This month, the House and Senate will debate farm bills that would reduce farm subsidies and trim the rolls of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which currently supports 47 million Americans with an average benefit of $133 per month.

h/t Richara