Researchers at the University of Virginia say more than one in 10 Virginians receives food stamps.
The elimination of funds from the 2009 economic stimulus will result in a decrease in the amount of food stamp benefits that people and families receive in Virginia.
Food stamp recipients should be able to use their debit-style cards in grocery stores on Sunday, now that vendor Xerox Corp. has restored service after a system outage that affected people across 17 states.
Burkman and Fowler interview July 15, 2013
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