David Abbott http://kufm.org en Daines defends cuts to SNAP benefits, MT food banks worry http://kufm.org/post/daines-defends-cuts-snap-benefits-mt-food-banks-worry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill to cut the federal food stamp program, now called SNAP, by $4 billion annually for the next decade is heading over to the U.S. Senate.</span></p><p>The Republican-led U.S. House passed the SNAP cuts last week, over opposition from Democrats.</p><p>The proposed cuts could seriously impact local food banks in Montana. Executive Director of the Great Falls Community Food Bank David Abbott said currently about 10,000 people in Cascade County do not know where their next meal is coming from.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:29:54 +0000 Dan Boyce 8748 at http://kufm.org Daines defends cuts to SNAP benefits, MT food banks worry