New York - Weiner And Liu Sign On For "Food Stamp Challenge"
New York - Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Weiner and John Liu have signed on to participate in The Food Bank of New York City’s “Food Stamp Challenge” that will require the two to stick within a $31 grocery budget, or, an average of $1.48 per-meal, over the coming week.
NY1.com (http://bit.ly/141kkRW) reports that the “Food Stamp Challenge” is a campaign initiated by the Food Bank of New York City aimed at drawing attention to versions of the Farm Bill currently being considered by Congress, which call for millions to be cut from the food stamp program.
Those familiar with the bill say that its passage will disproportionately affect New York.
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