According to an article in the Florida Times Union, Duval County (Jacksonville, FL) is experiencing a huge growth in the amount of people receiving food stamps (SNAP).
The Food Research and Action Center, an anti-poverty group, completed a report that reflects a 131% increase in SNAP recipients since 2005 - that equals 165,000 people. That figure puts the city at number 2, only behind Las Vegas, in the amount of reported people receiving food stamps....
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Food stamps now help 1 in 5 in Jacksonville
The funny thing about it, is the fact that there are tons of comments about how only "lazy people" use food stamps...some things will never change.