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WASHINGTON -- A faction of Republicans in the House of Representatives wants to stop poor people from buying junk food with food stamps. Under proposed new legislation, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …
The Huffington Post · ByArthur Delaney · 5/19/2015
Brooks is pushing a bill -- which last week cleared the state Assembly -- limiting what foods could be purchased under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. It's the latest effort by lawmakers to put together …
FOX News · 5/21/2015
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which last session refused to take up the junk food bill. Also, it would take hard-to-get federal waivers to enact the junk food restriction and drug tests for food stamp recipients. There are also concerns about whether the …
Green Bay Press-Gazette · ByCdt May andScott Bauer · 5/14/2015
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Wisconsin’s State Assembly approved legislation last week that puts in place new rules about what recipients of food stamps may purchase with the benefits. Assembly Bill 177 would limit the types of food that could …
The Foundry · 5/20/2015
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Assembly has passed bill to limit the types of food that food stamp users could buy, including how much of their allotment can be spent on junk food. The Assembly passed the …
FOX 6 Now · 5/13/2015
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That request has never been granted to any other state. The Wisconsin Assembly passed a bill to limit the types of food that food stamp users can buy. The Republican-sponsored bill would require those using food stamps
News 8000 · 5/16/2015
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MADISON — The state Assembly has passed bill to limit the types of food that food stamp users could buy, including how much of their allotment can be spent on junk food. The Assembly passed the Republican-sponsored measure on a 60-35 vote …
La Crosse Tribune · 5/13/2015
Seriously, I'm not kidding. Right now, the Wisconsin Legislature is considering a bill that would ban food stamp recipients in the Badger State from buying any kind of shellfish. Introduced by Republican State …
OpEdNews · ByThom Hartmann · 5/14/2015
Food Stamp Hypocrisy
Food stamps are big business for retailers Portland ... Through a Freedom of Information Act request, KGW requested SNAP redemption records over the past ten years from the USDA, which runs the program in …
USA Today · 5/19/2015
The drug test would also be applied to “some” food stamp recipients. Republican members of the state assembly who support the welfare junk food bill and drug tesitng bill reportedly want to ensure that public …
The Inquisitr · 5/14/2015
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