by Alan Pyke Dec 23, 2015
The failed 2016 candidate's decision is going to be reversed by his successor, but Jindal is refusing to spare unemployed food stamps recipients from a benefit cut in January.
by Alan Pyke Dec 16, 2015
Maine used to rank 36th in the nation in food stamps application processing times. After years of conservative reforms, they're now dead last.
by Alan Pyke Dec 1, 2015
The effect of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) premature leap to stiffer work requirements for food stamps is falling disproportionately on people of color.
by Alan Pyke Nov 12, 2015
Workers say they frequently share food in the breakroom to save their friends from going hungry despite recent improvements to Walmart's wage and hour policies.
by Alan Pyke Oct 26, 2015
The charities that feed America's neediest are struggling to stay afloat everywhere, and one popular conservative policy may be exacerbating things.
by Alan Pyke Oct 6, 2015
Dozens of states have abandoned punitive asset tests for food stamps in recent years. Maine wants to reinstate theirs.
by Sam P.K. Collins Sep 29, 2015
"Public health policies and health promotion programs should rigorously target the issue of food intake during this stage of individual development."
by Alan Pyke Sep 23, 2015
There was enough money laying around during the 2013 shutdown to continue paying food stamp benefits. Not this time.
by Alan Pyke Sep 22, 2015
As Charm City tackles the "food deserts" a quarter of its people live in, it's trying to learn from other cities' example.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 20, 2015
Just 13 percent of people meet the requirements for fruit and vegetable consumption.