Food Stamps (SNAP)

Politics Counts: Who Benefits From Farm Subsidies, Food Stamps
blogs.wsj.com
Amid the complex fight over the Farm Bill, the reality of who benefits is also complicated: Farm subsidies don’t follow the electoral map, and neither do food stamps. [...]
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White House offers food stamps, not jobs, to the nation’s poor
dailycaller.com
White House officials are trying to slam GOP efforts to cut food-stamp funding, even as President Barack Obama told wealthy donors that he won't compromise on his ambitious, government-fattening progressive policies that have failed to reverse the nation’s unemployment and poverty. [...]
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SNAP cuts put millions without food on Thanksgiving
www.examiner.com
Bread for the World said today that recent food stamp cuts has eliminated 150 million meals for Americans in need. [...]
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The Democrats’ Original Food Stamp Sin
prospect.org
November 1 saw a rollback of food assistance for the neediest Americans. The left shares just as much blame for the cuts as Republicans. [...]
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Food Stamp Independency
spectator.org
After automatic cuts today, a good reason for Americans to smile and say "Cheese!" [...]
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47M Americans hit by food stamp cuts starting today
www.usatoday.com
Food stamp benefits will be cut to more than 47 million Americans starting Friday as Congress deadlocks over how much to trim the program's budget over the next decade. [...]
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Are too many Americans on food stamps?
www.bbc.co.uk
As countless Americans lost jobs during the recent recession, the US government expanded its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Snap), also known as food stamps. [...]
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US ends food stamp benefits as Congress debates more cuts
www.bbc.co.uk
US food aid benefits are being cut from Friday as an extension of the government programme expires, while legislators fight over further cuts. [...]
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Milk prices at issue as Congress set to begin negotiations on food stamps, farm subsidies
www.washingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON — The fight over renewing the nation’s farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices. [...]
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SNAP Debate Likely to Grow Contentious
www.rollcall.com
More than 20 percent of the population in seven states and the District of Columbia received some form of food aid in 2013 under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, according to a recent Department of Agriculture report. [...]
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Robert Rector – News Flash! Food Stamps Need Reform
nationalreview.com
More than 80 programs dispense welfare to a third of Americans — time for a moral transformation. [...]
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Raising the Minimum Wage Is Not the Answer
www.cato.org
A response to the criticism that the way to get people out of welfare and into the workforce is to raise the minimum wage.  [...]
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