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Day: April 26, 2007

Twenty One Dollars a Day

Twenty One Dollars a Day

Governor Ted Kulongoski is getting a taste of reality. For one week he’s living on $21 for food. That’s the amount that food stamp recipients get a week in the state of Oregon. Kulongoski set out on his trip to grocery store with someone who receives food stamps. She was there to help him make cost effective choices. He quickly realized that $21 doesn’t go very far. He had to review the prices of everything he purchased. No specialty items,…

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