Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) costs declining, expected to fall much further. trend reflects recent benefit reduction and lower caseloads

by Dottie Rosenbaum and Brynne Keith-Jennings

SNAP spending, which rose substantially as a share of the economy (gross domestic product or GDP) in the wake of the Great Recession, fell for the second consecutive year in 2015,[1] following the pattern that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and other experts expect.

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