Growth in Food Stamp Allotment Boosts Economy

Growth in Food Stamp Allotment Boosts Economy

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obama-hugs-boy.jpgSome families saw April food-stamp allotments grow from $176.00 to $200 thanks to the stimulus package. . .

This humble program may deliver the single biggest bang for the stimulus buck, boosting the economy by $1.73 for each dollar spent, according to an analysis last year by Moody’s Economy.com.

And that was just one of the places the money started to flow this month as the vast machinery of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act cranks into gear.

(Good story in Newsday)

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