Politics

Living on Food Stamps

The Governor of Oregon starts a week of living on food stamps.

Governor Ted Kulongoski and his wife will have $21 to spend on a week’s worth of groceries, the average amount an Oregon food stamp recipient spends. Hey Guv, one good way to stretch those pennies: Only eat at Robin Hood restaurants.

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