Kraft CEO Comes Out Against Cuts To US Food Stamp ProgramAmerica's biggest food makers and retailers have joined in the fight against pending cuts to federal food assistance programs largely because they rely heavily on sales purchased with food stamps. Kraft Foods has historically maintained a large ...
2 Disaster food stamp locations stop letting people in lineOfficials have stopped letting people get in line at the Alario Center and UNO for disaster food stamps. A spokesman says there were just too many people in line.
Food stamp usage soars in Tampa Bay areaWhile politicians talk of an economic recovery, the use of Food Stamps in the Tampa Bay area has reached a new high, with about a half million people taking advantage of federal food compensations as of July, according to a TBO.
Food stamps dividing support for farm billThe House and Senate are at odds over cuts to food stamps, which dominate spending in the farm bill. In the past, the food stamp program, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), broadened the base of support for the farm bill and ...
We Pay so that Food-Stamp Users Can Dine in StyleI then began to notice the spending habits of those who bought groceries with food stamps. You see, I knew most of my friends' wives who shopped at the grocery store.
King & Vilsack quarrel over food stampsDuring their second face-to-face debate, Republican Congressman Steve King and his Democratic challenger, Christie Vilsack, disagreed over the size and scope of the federal food stamp program. King argued the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...
Disaster food stamp application sites to close this weekThe following disaster food-stamp application sites in the New Orleans area will be open Monday. Serving individuals with last names beginning with A through C: St. Charles Parish: Mount Airy Baptist Church.
Food Stamps: Fat Times For Food Companies, Recipients in $72B ProgramWho's getting fat off food stamps? A record number of Americans—46.7 million, or nearly 1 in 7--now uses the food stamp program, according to the Department of Agriculture. The annual cost of SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as the ...
Terrebonne opens food stamp siteLafourche residents can receive food stamps through Tuesday at the Cut Off Library, 16241 E. Main St., and Thibodaux's Peltier Park.
Disaster food stamp application process makes changeStarting today, disaster food stamp application centers are taking applications from everyone, not just people with last names that begin in a certain range of the alphabet.
Food stamps: Helping hand or handout?In America, "food insecurity" is the name of a tracking index kept by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2011, 14.9 percent of U.S.
Lawmakers return to Washington with key objective: kick the can down the roadThe food and farm legislation has bedeviled House leaders because many GOP conservatives want deeper cuts to food stamps than Democrats, whose votes are needed to pass the measure, are willing to go for.
Food stamp growth started before Obama took officeThe continuation of Newt Gingrich's moniker for President Obama as the "food stamp president" among Republicans this election season is the product of selective memory and political expediency, writes Cato Institute's Tad DeHaven.
Registration schedule for disaster food stampsIf you need to apply for disaster food stamps and live in one of the 13 parishes approved for the program, here's an updated look at the registration schedule.
Kraft warns on US food stamp cut plansTony Vernon, incoming chief executive of Kraft, the US food company, said that the high US poverty level is the biggest challenge he faces and that he opposes cutbacks to food stamp funding, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme.
Disaster food stamp sites now open in St. Charles, TangipahoaDisaster food stamp sites now open in St. Charles, Tangipahoa. Print. print. Email. Email this article. |. Tweet. MORE. MORE!
Disaster food stamps approved in 11 parishesIf you need to apply for disaster food stamps and live in one of the 13 parishes approved for the program, here's an updated look at the registration schedule.
Welfare numbers on the rise: Most using food stamps employedThe Quichochos are among more than 11,000 Guam families who do have incomes, but are not making enough money to put food on the table without the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called "food stamps." Programs to help ...
Romney raps Obama over growing debt, food stamp recordRepublican says Obama added millions to food stamp rolls. * Romney cites U.S. Agriculture Department report. WEST LEBANON, N.H.
Food stamps feed low income, support economyGALLIPOLIS - Food stamps in Gallia County is a slow-growing business, but a substantial business nonetheless. According to statistics provided by Gallia County Job and Family Services (DJFS), currently more than 3,400 Gallia County households - and ...