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 Carimah Townes Posted on March 19, 2014
Several states ban food stamp use among convicts, but Missouri lawmakers are taking steps to change that.
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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.
by Mike Rivera Posted on March 17, 2014
The total number has increased by over 200,000 people in just five years.
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 Hayes Brown Posted 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.
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.