GAO: Growth in Food Stamp Recipients Overwhelms Anti-Fraud Efforts

US | Peter Fricke

‘States will continue to have difficulty effectively combating fraud’

11 Surprising Things You Can Buy With Food Stamps

US | Hannah Bleau
Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Can’t afford pot? Not to worry

Senate rejects food stamp reforms - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May

Dems shoot down Sen. Sessions’ Farm Bill amendments

Welfare reform plan aims to cap spending - TheDC

Politics | John Rossomando

GOP representatives introduce legislation that would cap welfare spending and introduce work requirements for many programs

Welfare cost for illegal immigrants: $1.6b in one county! - Fox News

US | Chad Brady (admin)

Benefits, combined with health care and public safety for illegal immigrants, costs taxpayers billions every year in America’s largest county

Universities encourage students to receive welfare, food stamps - TheDC

US | Matthew Boyle

Universities encouraging students to receive welfare benefits

Food Stamps are pretty easy to get - TheDC

US | Matthew Boyle

What you can buy with food stamps - TheDC

US | Matthew Boyle

Dems urge Congress to pass Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

The childhood nutrition bill will establish nutrition standards for all foods sold during school hours, among other things

Stiletto Nation: A tale of two sisters

Opinion | Charlotte Hays

What’s more important in life: luck or hard work?

New York wants to bar soda from food stamp use - NYT

Politics | Vince Coglianese

Mayor Bloomberg sought federal permission on Wednesday to bar New York City’s 1.7 million food stamp recipients from using them to buy soda

Food stamp scam - The Bangor Daily News

Politics | Tom Sileo

Some beneficiaries of the taxpayer-funded federal assistance program are illegally turning food stamps into cold hard cash

Trimming the fat - The Hill

Politics | Jeff Winkler (admin)

Dems may use food stamp money to pay for Michelle Obama’s nutrition initiative

Teachers unions cash in at expense of food stamp recipients - TheDC

| Chris Moody

The Senate last week passed their own version of the bill, which cuts $12 billion beginning in 2014 from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, or ‘food stamps, program to help make the measure deficit neutral

Food stamps take $14 billion hit - Politico

Politics | interns

Move attempt by Senate to curb national deficit

Boozin' on food stamps - VICE

| interns

It never even crossed my mind that I could get food stamps. It also never crossed my mind that I could buy beer and cigarettes with them.

Holes in the Safety Net - NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION

| interns

Colleges encourage hipsters to go on food stamps - THE DAILY CALLER

US | Aleksandra Kulczuga

Traditionally food stamps are for the working poor and single parents, but colleges are trying to make it as easy as possible for students to obtain federal assistance, no matter their socio-economic background