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'Troubling statistics' in downturn
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Green County Economic Support Specialist Jeannie Blumer helps a client look for a job at Career Connections at the Pleasant View Complex. Blumer said more people have come to Green County Human Services for assistance since the economic downturn.
MONROE - In January 2008, 818 people in Green County received food stamps from the state. After only three months of this year, that number was exceeded by more than 450.Through March, 1,273 Green County residents received assistance from the program.