food-stamps

COMMENTARY

‘A child can’t learn when they’re hungry:’ Pa’s Wolf, other guvs protest Trump’s food stamps cuts | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 29, 2019

The governors also signing on are from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon and Wisconsin.

COMMENTARY

Why restricting SNAP benefits will hit home for so many communities | Opinion

BY: - July 29, 2019

With Congress rebuffing efforts to cut benefits, the White House is trying to change the rules.

COMMENTARY

While you weren’t looking Trump declared war on the poor with food stamps cuts | John L. Micek

BY: - July 26, 2019

In Pennsylvania, 1.75 million million of the state's 13 million people are on food stamps, according to data compiled by the state Department of Human Services, which administers the program.

How Pa. nonprofits are leveraging federal funds to get food stamp recipients into jobs

BY: - July 24, 2019

For every dollar one of these nonprofits spends training someone who receives food stamps, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, they're eligible for a 50-cent reimbursement from the federal government.

State Inspector General charges three Harrisburg residents in food stamps fraud scheme

BY: - February 25, 2019

The state Office of Inspector General says it has charged three Harrisburg residents in a $25,000 food stamps trafficking scheme whose proceeds were used to buy inventory for their mini-market. In a statement, Inspector General Bruce R. Beemer’s office said two people,¬†Milciades Mendoza-Jiminez and Marylenny Acosta, allegedly “conspired to buy electronic benefits cards at a […]