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The Government Shutdown Is Putting These Foods in Danger

Food stamp funding also hangs in the balance as the US enters its longest shutdown in history.
Bettina Makalintal

Ohio Strip Club Loses License After Accepting Food Stamps for Lap Dances, Hard Drugs

SNAP benefits are not to be used for tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, ornamental gourds, or uh, meth and boobs.
Jelisa Castrodale
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Trump Administration Getting Closer to Requiring Drug Tests for SNAP Recipients

If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
Mayukh Sen

Experts Weigh In on Why Trump’s “America’s Harvest Box” Proposal Is Absurd

Don't freak out—SNAP probably won't be replaced by Blue Apron-esque grocery boxes. Here's why.
Danielle Wayda

House Republican Says to Cut Food Stamps to Pay for Trump's Border Wall

King also equated a rise in food stamps to a rise in obesity.
Alex Swerdloff
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Trump Cutting Food Stamps Could Ironically Cost Retailers Billions

Walmart and Target could be among those hit hardest.
Dan Bratman
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This Beloved Soul Food Restaurant Was Busted for Using Food Stamps to Stock Fridges

Before the EBT scam was exposed, Becky’s and Mary’s was known only as the best place for soul food in central North Carolina.
Jelisa Castrodale

Lawmaker Wants to Ban Food-Stamp Families from Eating Ice Cream

Cake and candy bars would also be banned under the bill.
Jelisa Castrodale

We Asked Policy Experts How Jeff Sessions Could Dismantle America's Food Stamp Programs

As attorney general, Sessions will have a huge platform upon which to influence the federal food stamp program, officially known as SNAP.
Alex Swerdloff
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The Republican Congress Seeks to Make Big Changes to Our Food Stamp System

GOP leaders of the House Agriculture Committee released a review of SNAP this week that suggests areas of the program could see some reshaping in the coming years.
Wyatt Marshall

How a Polygamist Leader Used Olive Oil to Escape House Arrest

"He used a substance which may have been olive oil to lubricate the GPS tracking band and slip it off his ankle."
Alex Swerdloff
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Should Food Stamp Recipients Be Allowed to Buy Groceries Online?

An online grocery chain is helping lead a coalition of organizations and other interested companies in a petition to bring food stamps online.
Wyatt Marshall