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Are food stamps a perk for ‘paid government volunteers’?

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Two Senate Republicans identified a welfare loophole that allows ‘paid government volunteers’ in AmeriCorps to receive food stamps from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — for which they should not qualify, as a rule — in addition to a stipend from the government. “The role of the SNAP program isn’t to provide additional money to paid government volunteers; it is to help feed hungry...

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