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Food-stamp reduction will cost state $144 million

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WASHINGTON — Food-stamp benefits for more than 1.1 million children and adults in Washington will shrink starting today, thanks to an expiring temporary bump in aid paid for with the 2009 stimulus package.

The cuts — which undo a 13.6 percent increase authorized as part of the federal government’s $787 billion response to the Great Recession — will reduce monthly food allotments by a maximum of $11 per person and $29 for a family of three.

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