by Sy Mukherjee Posted 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 Posted 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 Posted on December 13, 2013
Senate leaders say they won't take the bait, which means food stamps recipients get a brief reprieve from cuts.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on December 12, 2013
Most mayors point to cuts in food stamps as a driver of the increased need.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 12, 2013
The nation's premier anti-hunger program is shrinking all on its own.
by Alan Pyke Posted 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 Posted on November 27, 2013
The annual report from the New York City Coalition Against Hunger tells "a tale of two food cities."
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 26, 2013
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) turned the turkey pardon spectacle into an opportunity to lambaste food stamp cuts for the neediest Americans.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 25, 2013
Americans who rely on SNAP benefits to buy food don't have access to healthy foods. It doesn't have to be that way.
by Alan Pyke Posted on November 20, 2013
The country's largest anti-hunger program will shrink on its own if Congress just gets out of the way.