by Alan Pyke Apr 25, 2016
Going out and getting a job is just like staying up late to write a college paper, apparently.
by Alan Pyke Apr 19, 2016
Sources say the idea comes from a small handful of Republican lawmakers, some of whom have a track record of waging war on anti-poverty systems.
Idaho will start to spread out food stamps benefits releases across the first 10 days of each month rather than delivering them all at once on the first.
by Ryan Koronowski Apr 13, 2016
Drought in North America's breadbasket. Low food yields in India and Australia. Skyrocketing commodity prices. Social unrest. What to do?
by Natasha Geiling Mar 23, 2016
Food banks are supposed to be a last line of defense against terrible food shocks. But a new study found that the banks themselves are missing crucial pieces.
by Alan Pyke Mar 16, 2016
Georgia is one of the last holdouts that bans people from food stamps for life if they are convicted of a drug crime. That's about to change.
by Alan Pyke Mar 3, 2016
The measure would kick up to 120,000 people off of food stamps, among other things. Its author had to promise to remove the eligibility restrictions before other Republicans would support it.
by Alan Pyke Feb 25, 2016
When schools let out, tens of millions of low-income children lose a key source of food. Fixing it would cost next to nothing -- especially compared to federal programs to boost farmers' incomes.
by Alan Pyke Feb 20, 2016
New legislation would task New York public servants with policing the poor's food intake.
by Natasha Geiling Feb 18, 2016
Severe droughts and floods, linked to this year's unusually strong El Niño, have caused food insecurity for nearly 100 million people around the world.