A Missouri convenience store owner and his son were indicted for allowing customers to trade food stamps for synthetic drugs.
‘The Sheriffs Office is dependent upon the public trust to be effective in its mission’
‘Marilyn has been a dedicated member of the HSD team for many years’
‘There needs to be tighter controls over these dollars’
‘We know that stores benefit from the revenue’
‘We immediately launched an investigation and asked the USDA to assist us long before this letter was written’
‘I will be pursuing options to implement reforms unilaterally’
Immigrant communities “are at risk for both under-nutrition and obesity.”
‘Understand the severity and consequences’
More abuse in the food stamp system.
‘We believe that Congress specifically gave states the flexibility to decide whether to implement this common-sense reform’
Fines could reach into the millions for large districts
‘Had he been a citizen of the U.S. he would in all likelihood be serving a substantial sentence’
‘Persuasive practices constitute coercing or pressuring an individual to apply’
‘Warren and Young both shared in the proceeds from these inflated claims’
‘Anyone who lies to obtain public benefits is stealing from the taxpayers of Arizona’
Should ex-cons with drug charges be granted access to food stamps?