by Carimah Townes Posted on February 12, 2014
Some Minnesota schools withhold meals from students, but a new bill would transform unhealthy policies.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 10, 2014
Simply opening up supermarkets with fresh produce may not be enough to encourage healthier eating habits.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 30, 2014
A new study suggests that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit could actually spur healthier eating habits among low-income Americans.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on January 23, 2014 Updated: January 23, 2014
The reduction in food stamps caused a huge uptick in need, which many emergency programs couldn't meet.
by Alan Pyke Posted 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.
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.
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.