Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Sees Record Number Of Food Stamp Applications In AprilThe Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank saw a record number of food stamp applications in April.
Wolf Administration Announces SNAP Expansion For College StudentsSome college students can now receive food assistance through SNAP.
Pittsburgh Public School Families To Get SNAP Benefits For Missed Lunches During School ClosureAll families of Pittsburgh Public School students will get SNAP benefits for lunches missed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Pa. Trying To Curb Impact Of New Trump Administration Food Stamp RulesFrom Hawaii to Pennsylvania, states are scrambling to curb the impact of a new Trump administration rule that could cause nearly 700,000 people to lose food stamp benefits.
45 Pennsylvanians Charged With Welfare Fraud In DecemberIn the last month, 35 Pennsylvanians were charged with felony welfare fraud.
New Trump Rules Could Get 60,000 Pennsylvanians Off Food StampsThe Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food stamps to 40 million people.
Gov. Tom Wolf Warns 200K Jeopardized By President Trump's Food Stamps MoveGov. Tom Wolf is warning that food stamp benefits for about 200,000 people are jeopardized by a Trump administration move to stop allowing states to exceed federal income eligibility thresholds.
Bill Proposed In Texas Would Ban Food Stamp Recipients From Buying Junk FoodA proposed bill in Texas would ban the purchase of junk food for SNAP recipients.
Food Stamp Recipients To Receive February Benefits Early To Avoid Government Shutdown WoesWith this government shutdown, 1.8 million Pennsylvanians would lose their food stamps in February, but officials found a loophole so that the February benefits could be awarded early.
Parishioners React To Child Sex Abuse Allegations Against Butler Co. PriestParishioners at a Butler County church are reacting to allegations that a recently retired priest sexually abused a minor in the '80s.
Pa. Senate Session Ends With No Vote On Church Abuse BillA feeling of disappointment filled the air in the Pennsylvania State Senate late Wednesday night after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement over the Statute of Limitations Reform Bill for child sex abuse victims.
SNAP Speaking Out About Grand Jury Report, Continue Push For Bishop Zubik To ResignVictims of child sex abuse in Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses are speaking out in the wake of a grand jury report.
Survivors Network Of Abuse Victims Asks Parishioners To Think Before Donating To ChurchA national network of abuse victims is asking parishioners to think before they contribute to the church in the wake of the devastating grand jury report.
Online Petition Proposing The Extension Of Food Stamps To Pet Food Is Getting Nationwide AttentionForty million Americans use food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, and one man wants to extend the food stamp program to pet food.
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.