Seven limes. Seven. Limes.
Maine has already seen a drastic reduction in the number of able-bodied adults with no children that are collecting food stamps from the state thanks to new rules put in place by Republican Gov. Paul LePages administration.
Admirable, kind of.
Budget legislation passed by Congress last week includes cuts to some welfare programs, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The cuts have already attracted backlash from left wing activist groups like the feminist group UltraViolet, which launched a campaign to petition Congress to restore the funding.
"Waste, fraud, and abuse." It's the most popular target for DC politicians who want to talk about cutting government spending but don't want to actually cut any programs.
Welcome to Montana's new one-stop wonder.
Not a bad idea.
For every job created in the state of Illinois two people sign-up for food stampsnot exactly an encouraging statistic.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly referred to as food stamps) has seen a meteoric rise in enrollment in the last fifteen years, and especially in the wake of the 2008 recession.
Soda has lots of sugar.
No, Jon. Try again.
“Absolutely dangerous” and “just devastating” were the words used by former Vice President Dick Cheney to describe the Obama administration’s plans to make drastic cuts to the U.S. Army, which would scale back ground forces to its lowest point since World War II.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) is introducing legislation that would restore the food stamp work requirement President Obama repealed in 2009.
In a hearing with Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf yesterday, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan discussed the CBO report's finding that work disincentives will cause the equivalent of more than two million full-time workers to leave the workforce.
Elected Democrats and movement progressives are up in arms over the meager cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - commonly known as food stamps).
Something is going terribly wrong.