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Washington sends $1 food stamp checks to 250,000

Discussion in 'Political Discussion' started by Real World, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Real World

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    Am i reading this correctly? This was linked at Drudgereport.


    Does it say that the Washington State gubmit paid to process, and mail, two hundred and fifty thousand $1 dollar food stamp checks? Wow. Is that accurate?
     
  2. DarrylS

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    Did not think they were using checks anymore, thought they used EBT Cards....
     
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    I've seen the EBT cards, but it says "mailed on Feb 17" in the article. Imagine the postage alone.
     
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    Not bad considering the 43 million they'll be raking in from the Feds.
     
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    Maybe they can use them on the 99¢ menu at KFC.
     

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