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As The Government Shutdown Drags On, Food Assistance For Millions Could Run Out
SNAP, which helps 38 million people and is one of America's biggest safety net programs, could stop providing benefits if the government shutdown continues.
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Food Stamp Recipients Warned To Budget Early Payments Amid Shutdown
There was no guarantee of future SNAP payments if the partial government shutdown continues.
Trump Administration Will Issue February Food Benefits Early, March Benefits... Maybe
Thanks to the government shutdown it looks like food assistance could stop after February.
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Hundreds of Farmers Markets May Stop Accepting Food Stamps
An administrative screw-up could keep thousands of low-income Americans from buying healthy food with SNAP benefits.
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Republicans Swear Food Stamp Debate Has No Racial Connotations
It does, though.
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This Immigration Proposal Could Put 670,000 Children At Risk Of Poverty
, Guest Writer
The Department of Homeland Security proposal seeks to change a rule that’s been around since 1999.
Trevor Noah Tears Into Fox News Over James Comey's Bombshell Memo
Fox News is basically Donald Trump's Snapchat filter, the comedian says.
Food Assistance Programs Are A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out
Family nutrition expert and independent author
Imagine how you felt the last time you experienced hunger pains.
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Snap's Shares Pop After $3.4 Billion IPO
The owner of the popular disappearing-message app has a market value of roughly $24 billion.
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Snap Tops Expectations In Pricing Of Long-Awaited IPO
By Lauren Hirsch, Reuters
Snap Inc holds the richest valuation in a U.S. tech IPO since Facebook in 2012.
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Snap Inc.'s $20 To $25 Billion Valuation: Are Millennial Eyeballs Worth This Much?
Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester
With a limited track record in revenue generation, an audience that skews young, and a heavy reliance on mobile ad revenue, is the optimism around Snap warranted?
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New SNAP To Health Website Makes Finding Information About Federal Food Assistance Programs, Nutrition, And Obesity Prevention Easier And Faster
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.
Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General
By Susan Blumenthal, M.D. and Katherine Perez While the holiday season is a time of celebration and family feasts, it is
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Changes Coming For Stores That Accept Food Stamps
A new USDA rule aims to expand the selection of healthy foods.
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Republicans Say They Won't Be 'Gutting' Food Stamps Anytime Soon
But in a new report, the House Committee on Agriculture says nutrition assistance could use a little tweaking.
Families Have a Lot to Lose - and Protect - Long Before Inauguration Day
Co-Executive Director of People's Action and People's Action I...
The battle to take away our health care, retirement benefits, and even food aid has already begun, with the Republican right
Stronger Together Song Was a Must HEAR IT NOW
Karel (Charles Karel Bouley)
Entertainer, Author, Talk Show Host
LISTEN TO THE TRACK HERE Listen to "KAREL CAST EXTRA Stronger Together" on Spreaker. Stronger Together by Karel and Morgan
Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge
None of these hearings have resulted in any meaningful action for the program. Instead, they are exercises in futility, operating on misconceptions and perpetuating stereotypes.
Three Trends In Alzheimer's Research Provide Reason For Hope
Howard Fillit, MD
Geriatrician, neuroscientist, and Founding Executive Director ...
New treatments for Alzheimer's are on the horizon and the pipeline of drugs in development is more diverse than it's ever been.
CULTURE & ARTS
A Book of Smartly Designed Erotic Products
J. Michael Welton
Writer and Editor
'Objects of Desire,' by Rita Catinella Orrell I think what was most interesting was that most designers came from other industries
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