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Brookings Data Now: 5 Facts about SNAP
December 5, 2013,
This edition of Brookings Data Now highlights five data points about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the nation's largest program addressing domestic hunger. Formerly known as "food stamps" and administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an estimated 47 million or more Americans receive this supplemental assistance.