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Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt Those Most In Need

Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt Those Most In Need

Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt Those Most In Need

Congress may take up legislation this week to cut food stamps. The Senate passed a bill in June mandating $4 billion in cuts over 10 years; the House version, passed in September, imposes nearly $40 billion in reductions. A conference committee has been ...

Governor Inslee Saves Food-Stamp Benefits

Governor Inslee Saves Food-Stamp BenefitsSeattle Weekly

Governor Inslee Saves Food-Stamp Benefits

At the time, a farm bill was pending that could cut food-stamp benefits to thousands ... such incidents work against the people who rely on those benefits the most, hurt the ongoing debate over food-stamp benefit levels, and prolong the conversation ...

Outnumber Hunger: Capital Area Food Bank

Outnumber Hunger: Capital Area Food BankWUSA 9

Outnumber Hunger: Capital Area Food Bank

The fact is, the people struggling to get life's most basic need, food, are the working poor. "When our president founded the food bank it was a temporary solution to the food stamp cuts," says Shamia ... we are going to feed those residents in need."

Food stamps: why recipients are haunted by stigmas and misconceptions

Food stamps: why recipients are haunted by stigmas and misconceptionstheguardian.com

Food stamps: why recipients are haunted by stigmas and misconceptions

Food stamp ... cut really did not have an impact on us. The biggest most recent cut was probably the ARRA Recovery Act cut that went into effect in October. And I think we are still kind of judging what the impact is there. There's been probably an ...

Food stamp cuts hurt Americans

Food stamp cuts hurt Americans

However, on Nov. 1, 47.7 million Americans were affected by a 5 percent reduction in food stamp benefits led by the Republican Party. By deciding to cut this program ... and our highest calling to help those most in need.

White House: Food stamp cuts will hurt kids

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 ...

Thanksgiving: Food stamp cuts leave pantries struggling to meet rising need

Thanksgiving: Food stamp cuts leave pantries struggling to meet rising need

Food ... in food stamps prior to the cut. Now, even the smallest cut is forcing them to come to the Foodbank for help.” This month, Foodbank has seen a 40 percent jump in families seeking assistance compared with November 2012, and most of those ...

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

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

The Obama White House said that 3.8 million of the 47 million food stamp recipients would lose their benefits if the $39 billion in cuts approved by the House ... this important safety net for those most in need." According to the liberal Center for ...

Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Students

Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Students

Many of those ... cut food stamps about $39 billion over 10 years. In addition to funding SNAP properly so more people will be eligible, there are other solutions to adequately feeding students. It is not enough to provide children with food, they also ...

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 ...

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