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Food-Stamp Usage in Georgia Has Nearly Doubled Since 2007



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The number of Georgians receiving food stamps has almost doubled since 2007, according to the Associated Press, making Georgia the state with the sixth-highest proportion of food-stamp recipients up from the 15th-highest.   

The AP cites the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (the article is behind a pay wall), and reports that Georgia is “still hundreds of thousands of jobs below its pre-recession levels” with approximately 58 percent of working-age recipients employed. 



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