By Alan Pyke 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 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 Hayes Brown on February 25, 2014
Support the troops, just not the 900,000 veterans and thousands more active duty families who rely on food stamps to make ends meet.
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By Zack Ford 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 Alan Pyke on February 20, 2014
Missouri is one of just nine states that denies food stamps to drug felons for the rest of their lives, but a bipartisan reform effort is underway.
By Alan Pyke on February 18, 2014
Veterans, soldiers, and their families spent $104 million using food stamps in 2013, quadruple the pre-recession figure.
By Carimah Townes on January 27, 2014
In a first, children and elderly Americans are no longer the primary recipients of food stamps.
By Bryce Covert on January 23, 2014
The reduction in food stamps caused a huge uptick in need, which many emergency programs couldn't meet.
By Alan Pyke 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 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.