SNAP benefits cut with expiration of 2009 stimulus package

Starting on November 1, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits have been cut as a part of the government stimulus package from February 2009 coming to an end.  In addition to SNAP benefits, other programs that benefit low income families such as Ohio Works First are also losing benefits. SNAP is a program that allows eligible families to receive money and food stamps to buy food.  Ohio Works First is a program that gives families a small amount of money for a limited time, usually three years.  Families must have a low income for a certain number of people in each household as well as reasons they cannot work such as

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