Rep Warns Food Stamp Abuse Threatens To Bring The Entire System Down

US | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07: A sign in a market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘It goes to the integrity of the program’

State Auditor Warns Lawmakers Of National Food Stamp Abuse

US | Connor D. Wolf

‘This is not limited to Ohio’

Father And Son Charged With Trading Drugs For Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf
Weed Protest At White House (Connor D. Wolf)

A Missouri convenience store owner and his son were indicted for allowing customers to trade food stamps for synthetic drugs.

NC Deputy Fired For Facebook Food Stamp Comments

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Pennsylvania State Police salute (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘The Sheriffs Office is dependent upon the public trust to be effective in its mission’

New Mexico Food Stamp Director Removed During Ongoing Lawsuit

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Marilyn has been a dedicated member of the HSD team for many years’

Audit Finds Ohio Is Providing Food Stamps To Dead People

US | Connor D. Wolf
People dressed like zombies take part in The Walking Dead Escape experience at Petco Park during the 2015 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego

‘There needs to be tighter controls over these dollars’

USDA Defends Plan To Hold Food Stamp Stores To A Healthy Standard

US | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07: A sign in a market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘We know that stores benefit from the revenue’

Feds Demand Investigation Into How New Mexico Handles Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘We immediately launched an investigation and asked the USDA to assist us long before this letter was written’

Maine Gov Threatens To End Food Stamps Over Fight With Feds

Politics | Connor D. Wolf
Maine Governor Paul LePage testifies before a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing to review draft legislation on hydropower, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst -

‘I will be pursuing options to implement reforms unilaterally’

Gov't Spends Half A Million On 'Culturally-Appropriate' Food Stamps

US | Thomas Phippen
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: A sign displays that a shop accepts Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT), more commonly known as Food Stamps, in the GrowNYC Greenmarket in Union Square on September 18, 2013 in New York City. According to a Gallup poll released earlier this month, 20% of American adults struggled to buy enough food at some point in the last year. The rate of hungry people in America has gone relatively unchanged since 2008, suggesting the economic recovery since the 2008 recession may be disproportionately affecting the wealthy. More than 50 of GrowNYC's Greenmarket's now accept EBT; over $800,000 in sales were complete with EBT payment at the Greenmarket's in 2012. GrowNYC is also currently offering a program known as Health Bucks: for ever $5 spent using EBT at a Greenmarket, GrowNYC provides an additional $2, which can be spent specifically on fresh fruits and vegetables. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Immigrant communities “are at risk for both under-nutrition and obesity.”

New Mexico Could Owe Feds Millions In Overpaid Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Understand the severity and consequences’

Woman LOSES IT When Store Rejects Her Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf

‘Call the police. Do your job, do your job’

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty To $550K Food Stamp Scheme

US | Connor D. Wolf
The handcuffs of a suspect (REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn)

More abuse in the food stamp system.

Governors Urge Congress To Lift Food Stamp Drug Testing Ban

US | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Harlem residents choose free groceries at the Food Bank For New York City on December 11, 2013 in New York City. The food bank distributes dry, canned and fresh food to needy residents and works with community based member programs to provide some 400,000 free meals per day throughout the city. Need increased in November when 47 million low-income people nationwide saw their food stamps cut as the federal SNAP program expired. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘We believe that Congress specifically gave states the flexibility to decide whether to implement this common-sense reform’

Obama Admin Plans Big Fines For Schools That Don't Follow Michelle's Lunch Rules

Education | Blake Neff
Michelle Obama eats Getty Images/Jewel Samad

Fines could reach into the millions for large districts

Man Commits Fraud, Escapes Jail Time Because He's An Immigrant

US | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Harlem residents choose free groceries at the Food Bank For New York City on December 11, 2013 in New York City. The food bank distributes dry, canned and fresh food to needy residents and works with community based member programs to provide some 400,000 free meals per day throughout the city. Need increased in November when 47 million low-income people nationwide saw their food stamps cut as the federal SNAP program expired. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Had he been a citizen of the U.S. he would in all likelihood be serving a substantial sentence’

Another Food Stamp Abuser Caught By Feds

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Pleaded guilty

Feds Reconsider Effort To Push People Onto Food Stamps

US | Connor D. Wolf
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Persuasive practices constitute coercing or pressuring an individual to apply’

Women Stole $253K From Program Designed To Feed Children

US | Connor D. Wolf

‘Warren and Young both shared in the proceeds from these inflated claims’