By Aviva Shen 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 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 on November 20, 2013
The country's largest anti-hunger program will shrink on its own if Congress just gets out of the way.
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By Travis Waldron on November 13, 2013
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, an Air Force veteran, reminds us that we need to do more than just "honor" troops who come home from war.
By Alan Pyke on November 7, 2013
Government farm programs sent more than $11.3 million to billionaires since 1995.
By Bryce Covert on November 6, 2013
Safety net programs like Social Security, food stamps, and unemployment insurance reduced the poverty rate in 2012.
By Bryce Covert on November 5, 2013
The automatic reduction in food stamps is hitting vulnerable families at one of the toughest times of the year.
By Bryce Covert on October 30, 2013
The president of the American Enterprise Institute told conservatives that the safety net is "is one of the greatest achievements of our society."
By Alan Pyke on October 29, 2013
Public safety net programs helped Chelsey Hagy take care of herself and her family and advance her career.
By Bryce Covert on October 29, 2013
The country's veterans face challenges in the job market and disproportionate homelessness, so they will be even more impacted by cuts.