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USDA seeks public comment on food stamp data

If you've ever wanted to know how much money stores get from food stamps, now's your chance to find out.  The USDA is currently seeking public comment on the issue.

Advocates say transparency could help policy makers improve the $80 billion food stamp program.

Right now, the amount of taxpayer dollars that businesses get isn't public so it's unclear what stores and what types of stores benefit most from the funding.

Opponents think the financial information should remain protected.

To submit your comments to the USDA click here.

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