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Georgia's stubborn food stamp problems linger

ATLANTA (WTOC) -

Georgia’s overhaul of the troubled call-in system for food stamp and Medicaid problems has brought modest improvements to the beleaguered program, but tens of thousands of people still hang up each week before they can get help.

Data released by the state Division of Family and Children Services showed a drop in the percentage of calls abandoned each week, but the figures also show that nearly half of callers still give up before receiving benefits.

Read more: http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/georgias-stubborn-food-stamp-problems-linger/nnh23/

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