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USDA urges California to end food stamp cash-out

Aug 15, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Some argue that the state's policy is shortchanging some welfare recipients. But ending policy could cost some current recipients their benefits, state officials and advocates for the poor say.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging California to consider reversing a policy that prevents some of the state's poorest and most vulnerable residents from applying for food stamps, even though ending the policy could cost some current recipients their benefits.

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