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As Congress decides on how much it will fund the nation's food stamps program, a temporary increase to the program is set to expire. This month, people on the program will begin to receive less money.
If the stalemate on Capitol Hill cuts off federal food assistance programs, area food banks could bare the brunt of feeding hungry families in the D.C. region beginning in November.
House cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are leaving a bigger impact on local food banks.