West Virginia Senate Approves Work Requirement For Food StampsThe West Virginia Senate has voted 27-6 to impose the federal 20-hour weekly work requirement for many food stamp recipients statewide.
White House Wants To Deliver Food To The Poor, Blue Apron-StyleThink of it as Blue Apron for food stamp recipients.
Florida Bill Would Ban Food Stamp Users From Buying Soft DrinksA bill filed in the state on August 18 is looking to ban residents using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from buying soda pop.
Trump's Proposed Food Stamp Changes, Including Work Requirement, Elicits ProtestsIt’s called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, but most call it food stamps, and the Trump Administration is proposing changes.
Caregiver Accused Of Stealing From Blind WomanA Sheraden woman is facing charges, accused of stealing hundreds of dollars from a blind woman she supposed to be caring for.
DPW: Man Didn't Declare Gas Royalties For WelfareThe 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.
Food Stamp Cutbacks Have Local Families StrugglingThere 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.
Official Says EBT Glitch Caused By Upgrade, Not ShutdownUsers of the Electronic Benefits Transfer System locally and in other states have reported that their cards weren’t working Saturday.
Congress Could Cut Food Stamp Program FundingThe 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.
2 CitiParks Farmers’ Markets To Begin Accepting Food StampsFrom 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.
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.