By Sy Mukherjee on January 29, 2014
A new study suggests that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit could actually spur healthier eating habits among low-income Americans.
By Bryce Covert on January 23, 2014
The reduction in food stamps caused a huge uptick in need, which many emergency programs couldn't meet.
By Alan Pyke on January 16, 2014
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) proposes legislation requiring food stamps recipients to show ID at the register in order to use their benefits.
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By Sy Mukherjee on January 10, 2014
Although slashing nutritional assistance might yield short-term budgetary savings, doctors warn that will come at the expense of higher health care costs in the future.
By Carimah Townes on January 10, 2014
A Colorado principal was fired for denouncing the practice of stamping students who got free meals or couldn't afford them.
By Alan Pyke on December 13, 2013
Senate leaders say they won't take the bait, which means food stamps recipients get a brief reprieve from cuts.
By Bryce Covert on December 12, 2013
Most mayors point to cuts in food stamps as a driver of the increased need.
By Alan Pyke on December 12, 2013
The nation's premier anti-hunger program is shrinking all on its own.
By Alan Pyke on December 10, 2013
Democrats are signaling support for a technical change to food stamps rules that would reduce benefits for millions without kicking anyone out of the program.
By Alan Pyke on November 27, 2013
The annual report from the New York City Coalition Against Hunger tells "a tale of two food cities."