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New Work Requirements Put Food Stamps at Risk

Pew's Stateline | Blair Guild | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics

  This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides da...

Jeb Poverty Plan Would End Food Stamps, Let States Sort Things Out

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush would get rid of food stamps, housing assistance and other federal safety net programs if elec...

Facts Don't Support TANF's "Work-First" Approach

LaDonna Pavetti | Posted 10.02.2015 | Politics
LaDonna Pavetti

In today's increasingly skill-focused economy, work-first approaches that limit TANF recipients' opportunities to increase their skills through education and training hurt their chances of finding jobs and lifting themselves out of poverty.

Unemployed People Are Getting Kicked Off Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you're a working-age person without a job, a disability or a kid, then soon you're not going to have access to food stamps, either. ...

Arthur Delaney

1 Million Expected To Be Kicked Off Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Food stamp enrollment is expected to fall by 1 million next year thanks to harsher rules, according to a new report by a liberal Washing...

Paul Ryan Laments Laziness In The 'Inner Cities'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some inner city men suffer from a culture that does not value hard work, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said Wednesday. "...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Rep Says His Constituents Could Dodge Food Stamp Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the House of Representatives voted to cut food stamp funding by 5 percent last week, Rep. Robert Hurt (R-Va.) trumpeted the legisl...

Arthur Delaney

Food Stamp Surfer Responds To The Haters

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jason Greenslate is America's most famous food stamp recipient. Fox News profiled the 28-year-old San Diego resident in two August s...