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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

Boston police in one of the Chinatown stores targeted in the EBT raid Thursday.  (Photo by Mark Katic)

Boston Police Raid Chinatown Stores In EBT Card Crackdown

A Quincy store owner and 21 individuals have been charged in connection with EBT fraud.

04/19/2012

Ace Wholesale in Lynn was raided as part of an EBT card scam investigation.

EBT Card Scam Shut Down In Lynn

According to prosecutors, some Lynn stores did over half a million dollars in EBT fraud during the last 18 months alone.

12/13/2011

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Curious About Food Stamp Benefits Being Cut

Why has the federal government cut food stamp benefits for thousands? The reason made a lot of viewers curious, and angry.

08/22/2011

Gary Lapierre

Help Me Search for a NEW President. (haven’t found one yet)

OK guys……while you’re taking a look at the list of Republicans who think they ought to be President of the United States, including the forum tonight, a couple of things you may want to consider. I’m reasonably pleased with the list of contenders on the GOP side, but positively convinced that one of them should be President? I don’t think so.

06/13/2011

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Blogger Scores Victory In Food Stamp Info Fight

The state is backing off after telling a Massachusetts blogger he could face jail time for publishing information about where people spend federal food stamps.

11/13/2010

Food stamp discounts for fruits, veggies

Several thousand low-income residents in western Massachusetts are being tapped for a program aimed at improving nutrition and fighting obesity.

08/19/2010

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