More the forty seven million Americans relying on food subsidies by way of the SNAP program. Many of them are working poor, meaning they don't make enough money on their jobs to provide adequete meals for their families. The Farm Bill is a big part of the federal budget that our elected officials in Washington feel needs substantial cutting. Besides the poor, many local grocers, national grocery stores and even Walmart benefit from Snap, not to mention the subsidies that go to American farmers. So with the economy still rebounding from the recession, and the job market still on critical care is it time to pull the safety net out from under the most vulnerable? Listen to my podcast page to hear stories from our friends and neighbors about the importance of the SNAP program in their lives.