09/20/14 12:45 PM
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Members of the Mayor's Health Council hope to work out a plan under which the Vicksburg farmers market can accept electronic benefits transactions as part of a plan to improve the health of Vicksburg residents. "If we don't get people healthier, they're always going to...
09/17/14 01:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. As a result, it's unclear whether the law will realize the estimated $8.6 billion in...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/15/14 03:10 PM
How many food stamps are redeemed at which stores has long been viewed by the companies and the Department of Agriculture as a commercial trade secret and thus exempt from disclosure.
By Terence Jeffrey | 09/03/14 02:24 PM
The high rate of births to unmarried mothers can mean a higher proportion of welfare recipients.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/27/14 03:09 PM
One online posting in Raleigh, N.C., offered 10 days of cooking and cleaning services in exchange for food stamps. Someone in Charlotte offered to exchange beer for food stamps, according to GAO.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/12/14 10:59 AM
Information on how many food stamp dollars are redeemed at which stores has long been deemed a "trade secret" by a U.S. Department of Agriculture that critics believe views large retailers, not taxpayers, as its clientele.
By Associated Press | 08/11/14 08:03 AM
Buffalo and Erie County are seeing a big increase in the number of older residents receiving food stamps, though families with children continue to make up the largest group participating in the federal program, according to a report in The Buffalo News.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14
By Byron York | 09/22/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/23/14
By Washington Examiner | 09/23/14
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14