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Food Stamp program could end up on chopping block

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - There's no word yet on when or if it will happen, but with discussions ongoing on how to cut national spending, the food stamp program could end up on the chopping block.

According to Guam Department of Public Health's Human Services Program Administrator Annie Soto, over 45,300 Guam residents participated in the program for may and close to 45,700 for June equating to $10 million in benefits monthly.

With food and nutrition services looking to better serve clients, Soto is hoping to dodge any cuts to the program which is showing increased participating monthly.

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