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State Becomes First To Cut Welfare Amid Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Oct 15 (Reuters) - North Carolina has become the first state to cut off welfare benefits to poor resid...

North Carolina Reopens Program Hobbled By Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Carolina has reversed its decision to stop issuing baby formula vouchers because of the federal government shutdown, the state Dep...

Arthur Delaney

Government Shutdown Leaves Babies In North Carolina Without Formula

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chelsea Combs heard through Facebook she'd have to find a new way to buy baby formula this month. The North Carolina Department of He...

Arthur Delaney

Government Shutdown Causes Whiplash For The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Texas food bank howled Monday that the federal government shutdown had forced the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withhold 10 truckl...

Arthur Delaney

Government Shutdown Shuts Out Poor Women And Children In North Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Poor women enrolled in North Carolina's nutrition program for new moms won't be able to get food vouchers after Tuesday thanks to the fe...