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such as food stamps, school meals, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, knows as WIC. Advocacy groups statewide are concerned that low-income people in Pennsylvania are shouldering an unfair burden with …
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · 1/29/2014
Talk of catastrophe around the corner over food-stamp benefit cuts also fails to acknowledge that food stamps are “just one of 80 federal means-tested programs that provide food, housing, medical care to poor and low income Americans,” asserts Heritage ...
World Net Daily · 11/3/2013
An estimated 6,500 Maine residents are reportedly no longer receiving food stamp benefits. According to Think Progress, the latest report comes just months after Gov. Paul LePage (R) proposed changes to the state’s eligibility requirements for SNAP ...
The Inquisitr · 1/24/2015
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WASHINGTON — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. As a result, it's unclear whether the law will ...
New Jersey Online · 9/17/2014
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Charity food pantries and several Democrats in Congress fear the federal nutrition program popularly known as food stamps will be cut as Washington pares federal spending to avert a year-end fiscal crisis. That could mean millions …
Cleveland Plain Dealer · ByStephen Koff andWashington Bureau · 12/3/2012
LANSING, MI — Some 150,000 Michigan ... extra food benefits to families who also receive assistance with heating bills. Some families who rent don’t have utility bills, but states had been able to help them qualify for extra food stamps by providing ...
MLive · ByJonathan Oosting · 9/24/2014
Starting Friday, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will see a $5 billion reduction in funding. This means families of four who rely on food stamps will receive $36 less each month, starting now—a serious blow to struggling families, but also ...
The Nation · ByGeorge Zornick · 11/1/2013
Ramon Murphy, owner of Red Apple Deli Supermarket in Manhattan, let two employees go in January because the store suffered a drop in sales after food-stamp benefits were cut in November. When a single mother comes into Ramon Murphy’s bodega …
New York Daily News · ByDenis Slattery · 3/18/2014
We are in the middle of a fight to preserve the dignity and grace that makes all of us Americans. We have big hearts and great souls. I know. I have seen them, felt them and watched them in wonder when my family was lost and unreachable in the wake of ...
CNN · ByDonna Brazile · 9/23/2013
which is said to be the largest wholesale cut in the program since Congress passed the first Food Stamps Act in 1964. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services issued a release that said the decrease in benefits was based on the expiration of the …
Kentucky.com · 11/9/2013