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Today, AARP expressed support for protecting funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as the Senate prepares to consider reauthorization of the Farm Bill.  “While AARP recognizes the economic challenges facing our nation and that burdens must be shouldered by broad segments of society, we do not believe it’s appropriate to reduce already inadequate Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits - $4.30 per person per day - to households experiencing food insecurity," said Joyce Rogers, AARP Senior Vice President, Government Affairs.
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Did you know that in Iowa, more than two-thirds of older Iowans age 65+ who are eligible to enroll in the Iowa Food Assistance Program haven’t applied, and many of them are facing the daily tough choices between buying groceries and paying for their medications?
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