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Ohio Senator Tim Schaffer on Food Stamps and Fraud

“I think Ohio can be a leader here in making sure that for every dime of taxpayer money that goes into an EBT-SNAP card goes to a child or dependent’s health.”

– Ohio Senator tim Schaffer

How much fraud is in the food stamp program? Ohio Senator Tim Schaffer did the math, and it’s enough to buy a line of apples, all the way from Cleveland to Cincinnati and back, nine and a half times. That amounts to more than a billion dollars every year diverted away from the kids and families who need it most.

Read more for the latest research and ideas for how Congress can strengthen the food stamp program and crack down on fraud. 

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