September 25, 2013
It's a heated issue not just here in North Central Washington, but around the country. Government officials want low-income residents to be prepared for a reduction in food-assistance benefits – some $4 billion starting in 2014. That works out to a loss of $114 million here in Washington over the next year. How could these cuts affect people on food stamps here in our region? Our own Dan Langager filed a report.