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One in seven U.S. homes is food insecure

Oct 3, 2014
What SNAP benefits and food pantries can tell us about food insecury in the U.S.
Posted In: Food, SNAP, food stamps

Part II: 'Save money, live better'

Apr 2, 2014
As real wages continue to decline, the food stamp economy keeps booming.
Posted In: food stamps, Walmart, SNAP
Walmart in Cleveland

Part I: The secret life of a food stamp

Apr 1, 2014
The biggest winners of the SNAP economy are the ones the government won’t tell you about.
Posted In: Walmart, SNAP, food stamps

Grocers do the math on food stamp cuts

Nov 1, 2013
As a temporary increase in food stamp benefits expires, families and businesses prepare to get by on less.
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP, grocers

Ten must-know facts about food stamps

Nov 1, 2013
A 2009 extension of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, expires today.
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP, stimulus

For the working poor, food stamp cuts mean living with a lot less

Nov 1, 2013
Starting today, Americans will get less in foods stamp assistance. We talk to one of them.
Posted In: SNAP, food stamps

Convicted of a violent crime? Senate proposes food stamp cutoff

May 27, 2013
Democrats in the Senate agreed to an amendment that would ban anyone ever convicted of certain violent crimes from receiving SNAP food stamps -- for their entire lives.
Posted In: SNAP, food stamps, Crime

As Congress debates farm bill, food stamps hang in the balance

May 17, 2013
With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
Posted In: food stamps, poverty, SNAP, Congress

Food stamps holding up farm bill

Nov 19, 2012
Congress is considering changes in the $80 Billion food stamp program, known as SNAP.
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP, hunger

Binders, Big Bird -- and food stamps?

Oct 29, 2012
If millions more Americans are relying on food stamps, does that mean the program is working or failing?
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP

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