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SNAP Program Loses Millions in Funding

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The economic collapse of 2009 sparked a major boost to the food stamps program known as SNAP.  It's a boost drastically cut by Congress while Republicans and democrats squabble over budget cuts in Washington, but for 131,000 Montanans who will be affected, these cuts can become detrimental.

"I'd guess you'd pretty easily be able to get ten meals out of something like that, so getting a good chunk of a week's meals," says Larry Mathew with Mr. Thrifty Foods.

And coming just before a cold Montana winter, families relying on the assistance may only struggle even more.

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