Workonomics: Congressman Finds Living on Food Stamps No SNAP

July 12, 2013

The average food stamp recipient receives about $31 a week ($4.42 a day) for groceries and that’s apparently too much for House Republicans—who by the way earn about $3,350 a week plus perks and seem to work about three days a week for maybe 40 weeks of the year. But I digress.

In this latest Workonomics installment for Upworthy Rep. Peter DeFazio (E-Ore.), sees just how far that $30 stretches and then live on it for a week.

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