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The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.
If one Texas lawmaker has his way, people on food stamps in the Lone Star state will be banned from using using their benefits to buy energy drinks, soda, cookies, candy or potato chips.
If the government is not reopened before March, millions of Americans who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could have their assistance disrupted.
The Trump administration is setting out to do what this year's farm bill didn't: tighten work requirements for millions of Americans who receive federal food assistance.
After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.
Food stamp beneficiaries in New Hanover County may use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at local retailers that accept SNAP in order to purchase prepared meals.
At certain farmers markets around the country, people have been able to pay with SNAP cards, also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. But markets may have to start turning away one group of customers soon.
The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients.
Gov. Scott Walker is moving ahead with his plan to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps.