Food stamp errors

Last year, the state made an estimated $138 million in overpayments to food stamp recipients, along with $19 million in underpayments. If the problem gets much worse, the federal government could impose millions of dollars in fines. Read the complete story on our subscription site

Based on federal fiscal year, from Oct. 1 of the previous calendar year through to Sept. 30 of the year with which it is numbered. Figures have been rounded

Sources: The Georgia Department of Human Services, The U.S. Department of Agriculture