Christie Reaches Compromise On Food Stamp Waiver RequirementNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he has reached a compromise over work requirements for food aid.
Governor Wolf Follows Through On Plan To Eliminate Asset Test To Qualify For Food StampsPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced that he’s decided to end the asset test necessary to qualify for food stamps as of this coming Monday.
2 Local Men Accused Of Defrauding Food Stamp ProgramTwo Philadelphia have been indicted for defrauding the national food stamp program of more than $1 million.
Gov. Corbett Welfare Shift Finds $300 Million For Food Stamp RecipientsCorbett’s move will maintain about $60 to $65 in average monthly food assistance for 400,000 low-income Pennsylvania families.
Local Organization To Help Residents 50 And Older Put Food On The TableA local organization has received a grant to help needy area residents put food on the table.
Advocates Draw The Contrast Between Hunger And Plenty Outside Whole FoodsAn anti-hunger group chose a novel way to call attention to cuts in food stamp benefits.
Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Maintain Additional SNAP BenefitsThe federal stimulus package that increased funding for food stamps since the financial collapse in 2009, expired Friday. But Pennsylvania U-S Senator Bob Casey is pushing to extend the increased funding levels for another year.
Veteran Concerned About Future Meals After Food Stamp Budget Cuts Ileana Diaz spoke with a veteran about his concerns after the major food stamp budget cuts.
Federal Food Stamp Program To Lose $5 Billion In Funding TomorrowThe 2009 stimulus act that initially increased food stamp benefits expires this November, reducing the amount of money that the 1.8 million residents in Pennsylvania will get.
Camden Grocer Admits Role In Food Stamp SchemeAuthorities say Vargas exchanged food stamp benefits for cash at Eddies Grocery.
Cuts In Federal Food Assistance Start Friday; More Cuts On The HorizonJay, his wife, and their baby receive $180 per month in "SNAP" benefits, but that is about to drop to $150 per month.
UPDATE: EBT Service RestoredXerox announced late in the evening that access had been restored for users in the 17 states affected by the outage, hours after the first problems were reported.