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No vote on bill to eliminate asset test for food help

By Max Bomber (Franklin, Ind.)
Feb. 17, 2015

"INDIANAPOLIS – A Senate committee debated a bill Monday that has the potential to provide food assistance to more than 1,000 additional Hoosier families.

"The Children and Family Services Committee did not vote on Senate Bill 549, which would eliminate a requirement that the state consider a family’s assets in determining eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also called SNAP and formerly known as food stamps. ... "

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