Emergency Assistance Programs See Higher Demand

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Demand for emergency assistance programs is at historic highs. Colorado, for instance, has the fifth fastest growing caseload for food stamps in the country. That's putting a strain on scores of human services agencies. And even as the economy begins to turn around, many worry things will get much worse, before they get better. As part of a series on the economy from Rocky Mountain Community Radio, KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports.