Results related to “SNAP”
by Brentin Mock on November 20 2013, 12:00PM
Rep. Radel gets slapped on writs for coke possession. Black and Latino men and women don’t get off so easy.
by Von Diaz on October 15 2013, 3:05PM
A new study shows 52 percent of front-line fast-food employees need public assistance to make ends meet.
by Seth Freed Wessler on October 4 2013, 7:00AM
Republican state lawmakers are looking to do the job that their Beltway comrades won’t be able to: Cut foot stamps from every angle.
by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 11:40AM
The bill approved yesterday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives would cut $4 billion annually for 10 years and includes strict new employment standards.
by Brentin Mock on July 12 2013, 1:46PM
African American Rep. Corrine Brown teared up as she scolded Republican lawmakers for extracting food stamps from the farm bill, telling them “This is not a game.”
by Brentin Mock on May 24 2013, 4:23PM
Louisiana Sen. Vitter claims massive fraud in his state is reason for felon ban on foods stamps, but no data supports that.
by Brentin Mock on May 23 2013, 10:13AM
If this amendment ends up in the farm bill and passes, it would hit African Americans particularly hard.
by Seth Freed Wessler on October 19 2012, 10:00AM
The GOP is winning the rhetorical war on poverty because Obama’s afraid to talk about race. And the results could be disastrous for millions of families.
by Akiba Solomon on July 26 2012, 9:58AM
Why we can’t afford to have moralistic debates about the choices desperate parents make as they try to feed their families.
by Seth Freed Wessler on November 16 2010, 11:41AM
Food stamps helped significantly, but Congress is busy cutting funding for them.