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New report: Hunger on the rise in NC; Food Stamps critically important

Posted By Rob Schofield On November 22, 2011 @ 11:03 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

If you’re lucky enough to be among the North Carolinians who can look forward to a delicious Thanksgiving feast this week, be sure to check out this new report from the N.C. Budget and Tax Center [1] first.  The report includes a county-by-county table  that documents the rise in unemployment and Food Stamp participation since the onset of the Great Recession.

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[1] this new report from the N.C. Budget and Tax Center: http://www.ncjustice.org/sites/default/files/BTC%20Brief%20-%20Food%20Hardship_FINAL_0.pdf

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