Food Stamps

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Folks have been debating what should be able to be purchased with food stamps.

A new proposal could drastically cut food stamps.

States keep trying to ban the purchase of junk food with food stamps while ignoring the lack of access to inexpensive healthy food choices in low-income communities.

The battle against the poor has taken another turn.

Trump's war on the poor is just beginning.

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to cut holes in the social safety net during the 2018 legislative session.

Trump's budget plan promises to balance the federal budget by the end of a 10-year window, but the bulk of his plan seems to fall on the backs of the poor, disabled and working poor.

Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are reportedly expecting a new bundle of joy. According to a close source Etheredge, who tied the knot with Brown back in 2012, is carrying the couple’s third child.

The upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao matchup is being dubbed the “fight of the century,” and boxing fans are making sure they’ll be there to witness history. Tickets to the fight, which were released at 3:00 p.m. on the Ticketmaster and MGM websites yesterday, were sold out within 30 seconds. “I’m sure people were lined up […]

In a sweeping welfare reform measure designed to teach recipients to spend responsibly, Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a law that bans recipients from using the funds at swimming pools and movie theaters, according to various media reports. The measure, believed to be the most stringent in the country, involves the Temporary Assistance […]

Oh, Missouri. Oh Missourah? Or is it Oh Misery if you are receiving food stamps? (Or live in Ferguson?) A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is apparently pushing for legislation that would severely limit what food stamp recipients can buy, reports The Washington Post. The bill being proposed would ban recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits […]