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USDA releases state food stamp participation rate report

The Agriculture Department today released a study on food stamp participation rates in each of the 50 states as of 2008, the latest year for which figures are available.

The report notes that while the national SNAP participation rate was 66 percent, rates by state varied from an estimated low of 46 percent to a high of 94 percent.

Download the study at the link below: