The Facts About Americans Who Receive Public Benefits | Most public benefits spending is for participants, largely senior citizens, who have paid for the services via a lifetime of work. This is far different from the picture painted by many conservatives of public benefits being for lazy poor people who do not want to work. These misperceptions put all public benefits programs at risk, including those that reach the middle class.
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Let's cut down on the myths surrounding food stamps, which are a crucial way for many hardworking families to put food on the table. Sadly, last fall, all 47.7 million Americans on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) found their food stamps benefits slashed. Now, instead of feeding each person on the already low average of $1.50 per meal, working families must struggle to make do with an average of $1.40 per meal.