Va. Gets Federal Bonus for Food Stamp Program Virginia is getting a bonus from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its performance using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Study: Welfare Recipients in D.C., Md. Make More Than Twice Minimum WageMaryland and D.C. are among 35 states where welfare programs pay more than a minimum-wage job, according to a new study.
House Panel Set To OK Cuts To $80 Billion-A-Year Food Stamp ProgramThe House Agriculture Committee is set to consider small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program in an effort to appease conservatives who say the food aid has become too expensive.
Montgomery Co. Officials Participate in $5 Per Day Food ChallengeCould you live on $5 of food per day?
Report: US Food Stamp Eligibility Should Be ExpandedThe Institute of Medicine (IOM), a non-profit health adviser, is receiving praise for its new report that finds American SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) benefits are not sufficient enough for the country’s low-income families.