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House Passes Billions in Cuts to Food Stamps Program
Originally Posted: 09/20/2013 - 6:32am | Type: Blog

The House of Representatives on Thursday evening narrowly passed a plan that cuts about $40 million from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps program. ...

10 Myths About the Food Stamp Program (That Thing Congress is Trying to Gut)
Originally Posted: 09/16/2013 - 1:48pm | Type: Blog

It turns out that it’s not easy to feed a family of four well — especially without great time and effort — on less than $20 a day. About a year ago, I wrote about my family pa ...

Conservative Congressman Targets DREAMers
Originally Posted: 06/07/2013 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

Despite the progress on immigration reform being made in the Senate, this week offered an unfortunate reminder of the uphill battle any legislation faces in the House of Representatives. ...