By Mary Clare Jalonick | 01/29/14 10:12 AM
The House has passed an almost $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill that would make small cuts to food stamps and continue generous subsidies for the nation's farmers. The vote was 251-166. The five-year bill now goes to the Senate, which is expected to send it to the president's desk.
By Sean Lengell | 01/27/14 07:39 PM
Congressional negotiators agreed Monday evening on a massive farm bill that would keep agriculture subsidies, crop insurance and the food stamp program funded for another five years while ushering in reforms that promise to lower the deficit. The measure would cost almost $100 billion a year...
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In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.
By Associated Press | 01/23/14 09:58 AM
Researchers at the University of Virginia say more than one in 10 Virginians receives food stamps. The research is from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service's Demographics Research Group. It found that so-called SNAP payments totaled $1.2 billion in 2012.
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