by Alan Pyke Posted on May 1, 2014
One program serves wealthy farm owners and has high error rates. The other serves poor families and has low error rates. Guess which one Congress expanded?
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 11, 2014
If Walmart paid its employees enough that they no longer qualified for food stamps, prices would rise by less than 2 percent.
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.
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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.
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.