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Food Stamp Cuts Would Hurt 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ... on those who need it most." The welfare reform bill ...

Cuts Coming To Food Stamp Program

Cuts Coming To Food Stamp Program

SCRANTON " Starting Friday, those who get help through food stamps will ... it back will hurt the people that do need them.” Senator Bob Casey joins many other Democrats calling for lawmakers to prevent these cuts to the food stamp program, but if ...

Cut in Food Stamps Forces Hard Choices on Poor

Cut in Food Stamps Forces Hard Choices on Poor

And for many, it will mean turning to a food pantry or a soup kitchen by the middle of the month. “I don’t need ... percent of those getting food stamps are children, according to the Agriculture Department. Food stamps are likely to be cut more ...

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 ...

Veterans Nationwide Hit By Food Stamp Cuts, 5,000 Active Military Families Also Hurt By Benefit Rollback

Veterans Nationwide Hit By Food Stamp Cuts, 5,000 Active Military Families Also Hurt By Benefit Rollback

While some congressmembers are repeatedly quoted deriding and ridiculing people in need of assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly called food stamps, the cuts that went into effect Friday will hit military ...

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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