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State Sen. Bill Coley, R-Liberty Twp., said the legislature always has its eye on things like food stamp fraud, but to date, no one has sounded an alarm that new laws, such as requiring identification, are necessary. Plus …
Journal-News · ByDenise G. Callahan · 8 hours ago
Food stamp fraud is causing concern in Wisconsin. Republicans in the state are proposing a bill that would add photo I-D's to FoodShare debit cards . which they say could save the state millions. News 8's Keely Arthur joins us now with the details.
News 8000 · 8/21/2015
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A bill that would require food stamp recipients in Wisconsin to make their purchases with a photo ID received a public hearing in the Assembly's public benefits reform committee on Tuesday. The bill was introduced by …
Madison · 8/19/2015
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When the president signs the farm bill on Friday, he’ll be enacting a huge set of policies including an $8.6 billion cut to food stamps over the next decade. But the cuts are concentrated: they will only affect individuals in about a third of states and ...
Washington Post · 2/5/2014
vividly demonstrates that it is still far too difficult for many struggling New Yorkers to get federal SNAP benefits (the new name for food stamps) to which they are entitled. That’s why we strongly support the bill proposed by City Councilman Ben Kallos ...
New York Times · 7/28/2015
The nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) experienced mixed results in 2014 ... The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the “farm bill”) provided for a 10-state pilot that allows …
The Foundry · 8/22/2015
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clever state officials browsing through food-stamp rules have figured out a way to game the program for their poorest citizens. The trick — called "heat and eat" — is to give someone with no actual heating bill a token amount of home heating assistance ...
USA Today · 2/3/2014
TWIN FALLS • Kayla Admire loaded her grocery cart with a few bags of food at a WinCo checkout line. It was March 1 — the day food stamp money came out. Although some recipients do all their grocery shopping on the first of the month, Admire has a ...
Twin Falls Times-News · ByJulie Wootton · 3/10/2013
Nearly 4 million fewer people would get food stamps under a bill Republicans will take up on Thursday. House Republicans on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would drop 3.8 million people from food stamp rolls next year by making it tougher for ...
CNN Money · ByJennifer Liberto · 9/20/2013
Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) and Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) -- co-sponsored his bill. In a break from the favorite political pastime of complaining about what people buy with food stamps, Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (R-Texas) has taken a high-minded ...
The Huffington Post · ByArthur Delaney · 5/19/2015