Food Stamps

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  From the families who rely on food stamps to the charities who provide hot meals, millions are bracing for major cuts to the food stamp program.…

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  Tracy Kragh is one of more than a million Ohio residents whose food stamp benefits will be cut this Friday.  But  Kragh says he’s…

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  Beneficiary access to programs such as SNAP, TANF, and other programs has been restored to the 17 States where Xerox provides EBT service, including…

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  Christa Hendricks is trying to feed a family of five on $428 a month in food stamps. “We buy bulk meat, break it down,…

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  There is a new program geared at helping people going through a tough time feed their pets for free. “I think it’s beneficial for those…

WASHINGTON — The 1,000-page “farm bill” being debated in the Senate is somewhat of a misnomer. Four of every five dollars in it – roughly…

WASHINGTON — Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash – sometimes even…

WASHINGTON — Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash – sometimes even…

Since the early 1960s, federally-funded food stamps have subsidized America’s food insecurity problem, providing support for some 17 million people in the last year alone. As the program has grown in recent years, everyone from farmer’s markets to fast food chains are vying for a slice of the $65 billion, as more people are demanding […]

Fast Food giant Yum! Brands which owns KFC, Taco Bell and more is lobbying Kentucky’s governor to allow food stamp users to buy fast food. Currently Kentucky’s Food Assistance Program provides money to those in need to buy food — but that does not include fast food. Yum! says the elderly, disabled, and homeless should be […]

A the economy struggles and unemployment increases, many people both employed and unemployed are turning to food stamps. Since 2007, the amount of people who use food stamps has increased by 74% and almost 15% of the population uses food stamps. Reuters reports: Altogether, there are now almost 46 million people in the United States […]

Democrats are poised to pass a bill today that will provide $26 billion in additional funding to help states cover Medicaid expenses and teacher salaries. To pay for the bill, however, they are accelerating the scale-back of food stamp payments — at a time when a record number of Americans are relying on food stamps.