The Food Stamp Program as a Categorical Grant: Impact on Participation and Costs

The impending expiration of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 in September 1981, provides a forum for debate regarding the operation and funding of the Food Stamp Program. In the past, a frequent proposal considered in Congress has been the adoption of a categorical or block grant approach to food awsistance programs. This report provides an analysis of changes in benefits and participation under conversion to State administration of a federally funded food stamp program.


Issue Date:
1981-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/279330
Language:
English
Total Pages:
16




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