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Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt Those Most In Need

Legislative action saved poor Vermonters $60 a month in food stamp benefits, officials say

Legislative action saved poor Vermonters $60 a month in food stamp benefits, officials sayVTDigger

Legislative action saved poor Vermonters $60 a month in food stamp benefits, officials say

The cuts took effect July 1 and included changes that could have prevented poor Vermonters from receiving certain food stamp benefits under a program that ties those benefits to heating ... The cuts wouldn’t have “only hurt our children, our parents ...

4 big lies the Republican party spreads about poverty and the food stamp program

4 big lies the Republican party spreads about poverty and the food stamp programExaminer

4 big lies the Republican party spreads about poverty and the food stamp program

Over the course of one year, Republicans have cut nearly $40 billion ... wondering why those "lazy" Americans won't just get a job and make it on their own. With the the food stamp program so ritical to those in need, it's important to seperate fact ...

Tennessee House Republicans back food stamp cuts

Tennessee House Republicans back food stamp cuts

In September, the House approved a farm bill that cuts almost $40 billion from food stamps over 10 ... a single benefit away from those who truly need government assistance. It simply reforms the SNAP program to serve those most in need while ensuring ...

Food Stamp Cuts Might Not Happen In House

Food Stamp Cuts Might Not Happen In House

told the Oklahoma Farm Report Wednesday that so far, House Republican leaders have been unable to muster the votes they need to pass ... legislation first, those lawmakers would probably have less leverage to push for food stamp cuts in the conference ...

Proposed food stamp cuts may hurt Curry

Proposed food stamp cuts may hurt Curry

Proposed federal cuts by House Republicans to the nation’s food stamp program " $40 billion over the next decade " could force more lower income residents in Curry County ... most of the food bank’s customers are families and seniors, and the need ...

White House report says GOP food stamp cuts will hurt the poor

White House report says GOP food stamp cuts will hurt the poor

He also said the cuts would hurt local economies ... this important safety net for those most in need." According to the liberal Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, American's generally don't' stay on food stamps long, with most using it as a tool ...

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kids

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kids

More recently though, food stamp ... % 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 ...

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

House Bill Would Cut 3.8 Million People From Food Stamp Rolls

The measure's Republican backers say it attacks fraud, but advocates say it will hurt the ... $20 billion in cuts over 10 years didn't go far enough. "We should reform the food stamp program so we can get the aid to those who need it most in their hour ...

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 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 ...

Our take: Food stamp cuts will hurt many people

Our take: Food stamp cuts will hurt many people

You could get by -- but it would not be the life of luxury that many people imagine when they hear "food stamps ... or aspire to. Most of these recipients are very poor -- sometimes through fault of their own, but often not. They need help from a caring ...

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