Food Stamps


GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]


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House GOP Unveil Latest Ryan Budget

The Republican Party put its cards on the table Tuesday morning with a new budget plan from Representative Paul Ryan that would end much of Medicare as it’s known today and cut deep into domestic programs and almost completely eliminate the current tax structure.


A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida House Passes New Restrictions On Welfare

A bill that limits what items can be purchased with state welfare funds has passed in the Florida House.


Florida Capitol

Bill Would Limit Welfare Fund Use

A bill that would limit what items could be purchased with state welfare funds is making headway in the Florida Senate.


(Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections) Suspect Meera Gokool Khan

Former DCF Worker Charged In $1.3M Food Stamp Scam

Bond has been set at $835,500 for a former state welfare worker charged in a $1.3 million scam for stealing personal information to get food stamps, which she traded for cash.