Some People Already Get Food In A Box From The GovernmentProviding food in a box to needy Americans is nothing new for the federal government.
White House Wants To Deliver Food To The Poor, Blue Apron-StyleThe proposal would affect households that receive at least $90 a month in food stamps, or roughly 38 million people.
Florida Bill Would Ban Food Stamp Users From Buying SodaA bill filed in the state on August 18 is looking to ban residents using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from buying soda.
Maine Asks Feds To Allow Ban On Food Stamps For Candy, SodaMaine has once again asked the federal government to ban the purchase of sugary drinks and candy with food stamps.
Amazon Will Start Accepting Food Stamps For Online Grocery OrdersSNAP online ordering will follow the same rules as in-store purchasing.
Stores Raided, 6 Arrested In $2.5 Million Food Stamp ScamA food stamp trafficking scam defrauded state and federal cash assistance programs out of $2.5 million, prosecutors say.
SNAP Challenge Offers Taste Of Surviving On Food AssistanceThe SNAP Challenge demonstrates the difficulties facing families on food assistance.
Food Pantries Prepare For Increased DemandThe nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.
Xerox: EBT Cards Back In Service NationwideXerox announced late Saturday night that access had been restored for EBT benefit card users in 17 states affected by an outage, hours after the first problems were reported.
Daily Talker: Should People On Food Stamps Be Required To Work For Benefits?Federal lawmakers are discussing legislation that would chop $40 billion dollars from the food stamp program over the next 10 years. The GOP wants to give states the power to make people work for benefits. Should the government require people to work for food stamps?
Mass. And Feds To Investigate SNAP Fraud AllegationsState and federal welfare officials are announcing a new effort to investigate allegations of trafficking in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits.
Feds, State Reach Agreement To Investigate Food Stamp FraudA new agreement will allow state welfare officials and local law enforcement to investigate allegations of trafficking in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits.