By Bryce Covert on December 18, 2013
The stereotype of people on welfare is that they spend the money unwisely, but the data proves otherwise.
By Alan Pyke 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 Alan Pyke on December 12, 2013
With deadlines looming, Congress needs to take two simple steps (and hold off on a third) to avoid inflicting needless economic pain on millions.
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By Bryce Covert on December 12, 2013
Most mayors point to cuts in food stamps as a driver of the increased need.
The nation's premier anti-hunger program is shrinking all on its own.
By Alan Pyke 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 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.
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.