by Alan Pyke Posted on March 26, 2014
Food stamps recipients in Georgia will likely soon have to pee in a cup whenever the state deems them suspicious -- and they'll pay $17 for the privilege.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 24, 2014
In 16 states, at least one in five residents couldn’t afford the food they needed at least once over the past year.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 19, 2014
Half of the states affected by the recent cut to food stamps have now announced plans to block the cuts.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on March 14, 2014
Oregon will spend $2 million to preserve 28 times as much money in food stamp benefits.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 6, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 5, 2014
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would also slash food stamp costs by almost $5 billion per year.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 21, 2014
Contrary to stereotypes of wealth, LGBT people are less likely than the general population to know where their next meal is coming from.
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.