Back in 2011, Donald Trump railed about a “food stamp crime wave” in his book “Time to Get Tough,” arguing that benefits ... billion less over the next decade — while making other cuts to federal safety net programs such as Medicaid.
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Starting in 2014, the number of people on food stamps started to decline slowly. The decline in enrollment began as a combination of the Obama administration’s slight cuts to the food stamp program in the 2014 Farm Bill and state efforts …
WASHINGTON – Demand for food stamps in Minnesota rose dramatically in the past decade, and remains high even as …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program's $70 billion annual cost. Democrats will oppose …
FILE - In this Friday, March 17, 2017, file photo, a sign advertises a program that allows food stamp recipients to use their EBT cards to shop at a farmer's market in Topsham, Maine. A proposal to curtail the nation’s food stamp program …
Of every $5 spent using food stamps, $1 is spent at Walmart. So if the Trump administration gets its way, cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could have dire consequences on Walmart and other large grocers where …
More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger …
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to slash food aid to low-income families and make up the difference with a box of canned goods - a change that Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney described in a …
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program’s $70 billion annual cost. Democrats will oppose any …