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September 8, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: The need is genuine

The fewer people relying on food stamps and other public assistance, the better for recipients and taxpayers alike. And fraud should be detected and punished. But in their zeal to reform and cut the food stamp program, the Brownback administration and the Kansas congressional delegation overlook how the historic downturn has left so many people jobless and hungry. They see greed, not the genuine need.

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