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The Bill Clinton economic/poverty legacy is a mixed bag. What legacy will his wife, Hillary Clinton leave as president, if elected?
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For lunch: nachos, cookies and a Coke. The time limit on SNAP benefits, a feature of the 1996 welfare reform law, had been
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The outcome of the proposed funding reduction is vague, because Republicans would leave it up to states to carry out the
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WASHINGTON -- Roughly 60,000 veterans will be cut from food stamps next year absent policy changes at the federal level, a
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"I think the chances are better than 50-50," Farm Bureau lobbyist Mary Kay Thatcher agreed. WASHINGTON -- The Republican
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"I come from a town where all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call 'welfare crazy checks,'" Alday said to a
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The state moves have been controversial with federal lawmakers, who have suggested they might intervene to protect the savings
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"Congress was clear in the farm bill that the reductions in SNAP benefits take effect not later than 30 days after enactment
Impact
She went from being a happily married mom and physician, to having two strokes in quick succession and was forced to give
Teen
In reducing SNAP, we're targeting those who truly cannot afford it. A several dollar cut in a well-off person's food budget each month is nothing -- for the truly needy, it can be devastating.
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"We cut their benefit and they are now spending more time at food banks, at food pantries," McGovern said. The Center on
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The study comes as Congress continues debates this week over a House Republican-backed $40 billion cut to SNAP benefits, the
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As the GOP abruptly ends unemployment benefits, Republicans intend to slash food aid as well. They want to cut $4 billion a year from the food stamp program that many jobless families depend on for meals. This will occur as struggling food pantries report bare shelves.
Impact
We need a Farm Bill that fights hunger in America and preserves the food stamp (SNAP) program. There are millions of Americans struggling because of unemployment and low wages. Yet, SNAP cuts took effect November 1st and more might be on the way.
Business
In fact, 91 percent of all food stamp spending goes to families living at or below the poverty line, which is $23,550 for
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After the recent cut, people receiving food stamps get an average of less than $1.40 per meal. That certainly doesn't buy a Thanksgiving dinner, but it also doesn't provide enough to put food on the table all month long.
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"At a time when people are about to sit around the table with their families to celebrate a meal, it hardly seems the right
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Even at Washington, D.C.’s Capital Area Food Bank, which moves 45 million pounds of food each year from its 100,000-square
Food & Drink
Serve it for Thanksgiving or Christmas as an alternative to turkey gravy.
Impact
At the urgings of those few that know my circumstances, it is with great embarrassment and humility that I admit that I bought the ingredients for my original prize-winning recipe and testings using my SNAP (food stamp) benefits.