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By Candice Choi, Associated Press
Under the proposed rule, 9 percent of households nationwide that currently receive food stamps would no longer qualify for those benefits, but that percentage could be much higher in certain states.
By Laura Santhanam
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that could eliminate food stamp benefits for 3.1 million Americans if the change goes into effect.
In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. Trying to get that data has taken the paper more than eight years…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The move comes just weeks after lawmakers passed a $400 billion farm bill that reauthorized agriculture and conservation programs while leaving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which serves roughly 40 million Americans, virtually untouched.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
By Maea Lenei Buhre, Patty Gorena Morales
Congress passed a 10-year, $867 billion farm bill Wednesday that would reauthorize a variety of agricultural programs and food aid for low-income Americans. Here's a look at the other, lesser-known provisions that also made it into the bill.
The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid.
The legislation sets federal agricultural and food policy for five years and provides more than $400 billion in farm subsidies, conservation programs and food aid for the poor.
By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge recently ruled against Kentucky’s work requirement for Medicaid recipients after it became the first state to impose the policy. The judge called the mandate “arbitrary and capricious” in a decision that could have an impact on other…
By Frank Carlson, Mike Fritz, Cat Wise
Spending on social welfare programs like SNAP, also known as food stamps, would be dramatically cut under the White House budget unveiled in May. In Arkansas, a state that mirrors the national picture, 14 percent of the population was on…
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