<> on February 18, 2014 in New York City.Well according to CNN the Economy is not getting worse but actually “Better”, however a side effect of the improving economy would mean about 1 million needy people will lose food stamp benefits starting this fall. That’s a new estimate by a left-leaning think tank, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, which is urging Congress to change a federal law that limits how long someone can receive food stamps when they are out of a job. Under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, most adults without children can receive food stamps for only three months unless they are working or attending a job training program at least 20 hours a week. The three-month period was designed in the mid-1990s as a compromise between lawmakers who wanted a safety net and those who wanted to give beneficiaries an incentive to work. More