Over A Million Low Income Earners Face Food Stamp Cutoff This YearDue to stricter work requirements that began kicking in this year, more than one million Americans in 21 states are facing the loss of government food stamps, including about 300,000 Floridians.
Food Stamp Debit Cards Expire SoonThere’s not much time before the state’s food stamp debit cards expire—28 days to be exact.
Two Florida Brothers Sentenced For Food Stamp Fraud Two South Florida brothers have been sentenced for their role in a multi-million dollar food stamp scam.
Rubio Targets War On Poverty On 50th AnniversaryIt was 50 years ago Wednesday that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed a war on poverty in his 1964 State of the Union Address. After five decades of programs like Medicare and Medicaid, while poverty hasn’t ended, the programs launched as part of the Great Society has helped hundreds of millions of people improve their lives.
GOP Targets Food Stamps For Nearly $40 Billion In CutsLate Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.
Economic Numbers Show Recession Left Deep Impact In S. Fla.The Great Recession, according to economists, technically ended a few years ago. But, based on jobless numbers and poverty, South Florida has a long way to go to ever recover from the economic downturn that devastated the nation.
Florida's Food Stamp Program Receives $8 Million BonusFlorida, with the lowest error rate in the nation when it comes to its food stamp program, will receive a hefty bonus.
Fla. Gov. Signs Bill Banning EBT Cards At CasinosFlorida welfare recipients who use EBT cards are no longer allowed to use them at "adult entertainment establishments" like strip clubs and casinos.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
Emergency Food Assistance May Be Available For ResidentsFlorida officials have set up a text alert system to help feed victims of the departing storm.
Crisis Looms: Food Assistance Facing $16B CutsNearly 18 percent of Florida’s residents could soon be struggling to feed their families.
Florida Food Stamp Program Tops, Wins $9 Million Fed BonusThe Department of Children and Families gets a bad rap for the way it manages everything from foster care to adoptions, so its only fair they get credit for a good thing, and the feds say Florida is tops in managing Food Stamps.