THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG EBT/FOOD STAMPS REALLY?!?!?!
I just purchased some food at Super One and witnessed a gentlemen buy a 24 pack of diet sierra mist with his EBT card. At least it was... Posted on 1/17/13 at 2:49 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Online application for public assistance programs
From a news release:
The North Dakota Department of Human Services announced today that people can apply online for assistance programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, the Supplemen... Posted on 9/7/10 at 11:54 AM
The American medical community has been concerned for some time about the reality of hunger and malnutrition. Nutrition is paramount to health and survival, especially for young children who are more susceptible to illness and long-term health problems without proper nutrition.
Lakeland Fine Foods of St. Paul has filed a complaint in federal court against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in a dispute over a food stamp program. Lakeland says the USDA wrongly accused the company of improperly using benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
Lakeland Fine Foods of St. Paul has filed a complaint in federal court against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in a dispute over a food stamp program. Lakeland says the USDA has wrongly accused the company of improperly using benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. (A previous version of this story from The Associated Press incorrectly identified Lakeland as a Grand Forks company.)
Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps.
The number of North Dakotans using food stamps to buy groceries dropped 2 percent in the last month of fiscal 2011 as the state's population swelled to an all-time high spurred by a hardy economy. Besides North Dakota, Illinois and Wyoming also showed a drop in food stamp usage. Seventeen states showed increases of 10 percent or more.
Khaffak S. Ansari, 45, of Arden Hills, pleaded guilty today in federal court in St. Paul to food stamp fraud by making bogus redemptions for cash and ineligible merchandise at the Stryker Avenue Market, on Stryker Avenue south of downtown on St. Paul's West Side.
The letter incorrectly argues that the 2008 farm bill “added to the nation’s deficit.” This is completely false. When the 2008 farm bill passed in May of that year, the Congressional Budget Office — the nonpartisan accountants of Congress — said it would save taxpayers more than $100 million over 10 years.
North Dakotans can now apply online for assistance programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps), child care assistance and Medicaid.
For at least a decade, as many as 6,000 of Indiana’s neediest adults have seen some of their state aid payments slashed simply because they receive food stamps — a practice that advocates and legal experts say is a clear violation of federal law.
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