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Illinois Food Stamps

Photo IDs For Food Stamps: Fraud Prevention Or Attack On The Poor?

Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

A bill considering the possibility of adding photo identification to Illinois food stamps caused uproar in the State House Tuesday, as Democrats accus...

Illinois Sees Food Stamp Surge: Record Levels In December

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even as the economy grew and the unemployment rate began to shrink, the number of Illinois households getting food stamps hit record levels in Decembe...

Record Number Of Illinois Families Using Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A record number of Illinois residents are now using food stamps, according to the Illinois Department of Human Services. The Associated Press report...

Food Stamp Use Rose In 2008

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- More Illinois residents turned to food stamps last year to get meals on the table. Nearly 1.4 million people in Illinois used food sta...