- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 25, 2006

The Washington Times incorrectly stated in a graphic yesterday how much the federal government spends on food-stamp benefits. The federal government issued $21.1 billion in food stamps in 1993, $19.6 billion in 1996 to 1998, $16.1 billion in 1999 to 2002 and $23.2 billion in 2002 to 2005.

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