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DPW: Man Didn’t Declare Gas Royalties For Welfare

The state Department of Public Welfare says a western Pennsylvania man didn’t declare $206,000 in natural gas royalties he received last year when he filled out a form to receive food stamps and help with his heating bill.

07/29/2014

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Food Stamp Cutbacks Have Local Families Struggling

There is 94,000 square feet of warehouse space at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and 27,000,000 pounds of food go in and out of here yearly. Starting Friday, those supplies are going to go out much faster with the cut in food stamp benefits.

11/01/2013

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Official Says EBT Glitch Caused By Upgrade, Not Shutdown

Users of the Electronic Benefits Transfer System locally and in other states have reported that their cards weren’t working Saturday.

10/12/2013

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Congress Could Cut Food Stamp Program Funding

The House of Representatives may cut funding to the world’s major food stamp program SNAP, or Supplemental Nutritional Food Program, which would take away food assistance to many Americans.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2013

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2 CitiParks Farmers’ Markets To Begin Accepting Food Stamps

From farm fresh fruits and vegetables to flowers and even homemade baked goods, a lot of people are looking forward to the return of farmers’ markets.

05/10/2013

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Are We Also Headed For The “Dairy Cliff?”

You’ve been hearing plenty about the Fiscal Cliff over the last few weeks, but what about the Dairy Cliff? While the threat of the fiscal disaster looms in Washington D.C., there’s another issue that’s not getting much attention. And within days, it could have you paying outrageous prices for milk.

12/28/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Santorum Pushes Hard On Eve Of Iowa Caucuses

Santorum’s success tomorrow really depends on the conservative base of the Iowa Republican party, and today he was working hard to get them to forget the polls showing him in third place.

01/02/2012

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