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Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt Those Most In Need

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 statesValdosta Daily Times

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

Among the 16 states that allow the practice or some form of it, 12 governors have taken steps to avoid the food stamp cuts. "Government's role is to help people help themselves, and these steps are necessary to help our most vulnerable residents and ...

Christians: food stamp cuts impact four states too many

Christians: food stamp cuts impact four states too manyExaminer

Christians: food stamp cuts impact four states too many

About 10% (8) of those surveyed felt that food stamps are actually good for the economy. When asked if the Bible supports food stamp assistance; most will point to the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) scripture as proof that we all need some help at some ...

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 BillionThe Huffington Post

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion ... a hand when they need it most. Most people don't choose to be on food stamps. Most people want a job ...

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kids

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kidsCNN Money

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kids

And children, alone, accounted for 45% of food stamps, according to the White House. Others say cutting food stamps could hurt the economic recovery. "It won't be helpful if they decide to cut back on food stamps next year, which is one of our most ...

Demand for food stamps soars as cuts sink in and shelves empty

Demand for food stamps soars as cuts sink in and shelves emptytheguardian.com

Demand for food stamps soars as cuts sink in and shelves empty

The cuts have forced poor families to make tough choices. The Guardian spoke to beneficiaries of the food stamps scheme, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme (Snap), in San Antonio, Texas. As the second most populous US state after ...

States move ahead with food stamp cuts

States move ahead with food stamp cutsUSA Today

States move ahead with food stamp cuts

Some states are already embracing deep cuts to the food stamp program ... to trim the rolls. Those possibly affected by ending the waivers comprise less than 5 percent of Americans collecting food stamps. Employment is the most effective way to escape ...

Soledad grills Jeff Sessions: ‘You hurt people who need food’ with food stamp cuts

Soledad grills Jeff Sessions: ‘You hurt people who need food’ with food stamp cutsRaw Story

Soledad grills Jeff Sessions: ‘You hurt people who need food’ with food stamp cuts

Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on Tuesday faced tough questions from CNN host Soledad O’Brien for his plan to cut the food stamp program and “hurt people who need food,” including ... that “SNAP has one of the most rigorous quality control systems of any ...

Cuomo acts to prevent cuts in food stamps for 300,000 families

Cuomo acts to prevent cuts in food stamps for 300,000 familiesNewsday

Cuomo acts to prevent cuts in food stamps for 300,000 families

Cuomo announced that New York will reverse some of the cuts by directing $6 million in state funds to supplement a federal heating assistance program that automatically qualifies families for additional food stamps ... going to those most in need ...

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp RollsWBUR

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

The measure calls for $40 billion in cuts over a decade to the federal food stamp program, now known as SNAP. The measure's Republican backers say it attacks fraud, but advocates say it will hurt the ... get the aid to those who need it most in their ...

Millions on food stamps facing benefits cuts

Millions on food stamps facing benefits cuts

Feeding five kids is expensive, and the roughly $600 in food stamps ... hurt in the best of times. But the Great Recession has thrown millions more people into poverty, including a growing segment of working poor. Experts say the food stamp cuts will ...

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