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Field Reports

Fixing Food Stamps: Two Simple Changes State Leaders Can Make to Address Idaho’s Hunger Problem

Jennifer Rottmann, Emerson Fellow

Molly Neck, Emerson Fellow
Published 2003

Boise, Idaho

Fixing Food Stamps: Two Simple Changes State Leaders Can Make to Address Idaho’s Hunger Problem is an analysis of the Food Stamp Program in Idaho, including interviews with low-income families, suggesting that the implementation of two state options – eliminating vehicle asset test when determining eligibility, and removing cumbersome reporting and recertification procedures – would dramatically increase participation for the program.

Publication tags: Field Reports - Domestic Federal Nutrition Programs, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps - Policymakers, SNAP/Food Stamp Recipients

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Jennifer Rottmann

Emerson Fellow,

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Molly Neck

Emerson Fellow,