Kevin Cramer: Food-stamp reforms ‘advance dignity of work’A lot has changed since the era of Sen. Dole. In 1969, when he was elected, we spent $228 million on food stamps. Last year we spent $74 billion. Even adjusting for inflation, today we are spending 51 times more on the same program, and double the 2008 amount.
By: Kevin Cramer, Grand Forks Herald