by Alan Pyke Jan 26, 2016
A large number of states have repealed or at least loosened rules linking the drug war to anti-poverty programs in recent years. Could Nebraska be on its way to joining them?
by Bryce Covert Jan 2, 2016
Forty-two cities and counties in the state don't have enough jobs for all the unemployed people who need them.
by Alan Pyke Dec 23, 2015
The failed 2016 candidate's decision is going to be reversed by his successor, but Jindal is refusing to spare unemployed food stamps recipients from a benefit cut in January.
by Alan Pyke Dec 16, 2015
Maine used to rank 36th in the nation in food stamps application processing times. After years of conservative reforms, they're now dead last.
by Alan Pyke Dec 1, 2015
The effect of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) premature leap to stiffer work requirements for food stamps is falling disproportionately on people of color.
by Bryce Covert Nov 9, 2015
Drug testing will begin despite big legal hurdles facing the state's new rules.
by Alan Pyke Oct 26, 2015
The charities that feed America's neediest are struggling to stay afloat everywhere, and one popular conservative policy may be exacerbating things.
by Alan Pyke Oct 6, 2015
Dozens of states have abandoned punitive asset tests for food stamps in recent years. Maine wants to reinstate theirs.
by Alan Pyke Sep 23, 2015
There was enough money laying around during the 2013 shutdown to continue paying food stamp benefits. Not this time.
by Rupali Srivastava Jul 15, 2015
The governor just took a big preemptive step to make sure Wisconsin can drug test poor people.