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November 11, 2013

How much food will SNAP cuts cost families?

As of Nov. 1, 2013, maximum food stamp benefits for a household of four decreased by $36 from $668 per month to $632 per month. Food prices vary across the country, but how much food can be bought with $36 in the middle of America? We went shopping in Joplin, Mo., to find out.

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The federal government should set the minimum wage across the board.
States should be allowed to raise their minimum wages, but not cities.
Both states and cities should be allowed to raise their minimum wages.
Cities should be allowed to raise their mimum wages, but not states.
There should be no minimum wage at all.
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