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Blair students live on five dollars a day

From Feb. 4 to Feb. 8, Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin invited the public to join her in living on five dollars a day per person. This challenge mimics the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which provides its beneficiaries with solely $4.28 per day.

NewsChips: Raising awareness of food stamps

As Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker represents over 250,000 New Jersyans. Booker is putting himself in the shoes of the 850,000 New Jersyans living on food stamps, even as Congress considers a $16 billion cut to the program.
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