The 5 percent rollback in food-stamp funding that hit at the start of November has unleashed a wave of familiar scaremongering. The reduction returns food-stamp benefits to the level they would have been without the infusion of …
WASHINGTON — Anti-hunger advocates fear the $193 billion reduction President Donald Trump proposes to the federal food stamp program over the next 10 years would hurt millions of needy Americans who rely on it for their daily …
WASHINGTON | I took a few days off over the Memorial Day weekend for my wedding and tried not to worry about the grim headlines, most of them generated by one man: President Trump, shoving a European prime minister. Trump, picking …
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 …
Proposed cuts to the food stamps program could take away free school meals from 210,000 children next year, says the White House. The White House is making a push to protect food stamps. On Tuesday, it issued a report that shows …
Margaret Purvis makes her living by ensuring that low-income people have enough to eat, and she sees that job as about to get a lot tougher. That's because benefit cuts to food stamp recipients kick in Friday, a move that will siphon $5 billion …
WASHINGTON – Demand for food stamps in Minnesota rose dramatically in the past decade, and remains high even …
WASHINGTON -- Syracuse, one of the nation's poorest cities, would see deep cuts in social safety net programs and lose one of its top sources of federal aid under President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal that he plans to make public …
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22— President Reagan's proposals for further reductions in social welfare programs, especially food stamps, ran into heavy criticism on Capitol Hill today, with the Roman Catholic Church joining academic experts and a …
annual cut in food stamps that took effect Friday. It "is going to hit those outlets that cater to lower-income consumers — Wal-Mart, dollar stores, grocers also," said Andrew P. Wolf, an analyst at BB&T Capital Markets. "If you look at it from …