WEB Notes: The articles notes the numbers have been falling off since 2013. They are also working to reduce fraud, so this does not mean people are going back to work in large droves. We know that as over 95 million working age Americans are still not in the labor force.
The latest USDA data reveals that enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—the federal government program that administers food stamps—dropped to 40,083,954 in March 2018.
The last time enrollment in the food stamp program reached that level was February 2010, when 39,588,993 people participated in the nation’s food stamp program.
Although overall enrollment has reached its lowest point in eight years, food stamp enrollment has been declining steadily since 2013 and has only continued throughout President Trump’s first year in office.