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NUMBER OF WAYNE COUNTY FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS IS DROPPING

(Wayne County, IN)--The number of people on welfare and food stamps in Wayne County is slowly but steadily dropping.  According to newly-released figures from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, 206 Wayne County residents have come off food stamps since the beginning of the year.  It represents a savings of $40,000 taxpayer dollars every month.  Still, there are over 10,800 Wayne County residents on food stamps.  $1.3 million is spent for Wayne County food stamp recipients every month.

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