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Working Mom On Food Stamps Hits Back At Scott WalkerâEUR(TM)s Plan To Drug Test Her
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, food stamps, working poor, drug tests, war on drugs, poverty, injustice )

Freya
- 26 days ago - thinkprogress.org
WisconsinâEUR(TM)s low-income workers and some members of Congress are speaking out against Governor Scott WalkerâEUR(TM)s call for making people on public assistance undergo a drug test.
Conservatives Want to Take People's Food Stamps Away--Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food stamps, social programs, conservatives, heartless, heartless scorn for the working classes, politics, news, republicans, lies, government )

Cal
- 97 days ago - takepart.com
Meanwhile, a new report shows why low-income Americans need the program now more than ever.
BRUTAL! With Winter Fast Approaching, Three Governors Slash Funding for Heat and Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: heating assitance, ChrisChristie, GOP, fiscal conservatives, lack of compassion, eniors, helping the greediest, heating assitance, welfare, food stamps, ethics, crime, republicans, usa, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 166 days ago - takepart.com
A COLD WIND BLOWS FOR THE DISADVANTAGED THIS WINTER: Three Republican governors--Chris Christie in New Jersey, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan--are cutting heating assistance programs and thereby blocking residents from receiving inc
GOP Senate Candidate Compares Food Stamp Recipients to Wild Animals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, food stamps, republicans, Annette Bosworth, candidates, elections, ethics, dishonesty, economy )

Carrie
- 305 days ago - rawstory.com
The physician, who styles herself after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Steve King (R-IA), is running in third place in a recent poll, behind former South Dakota state Sen. and Gov. Mike Rounds and state Rep. Stace Nelson.
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Senator: Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Blue States ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, 16 states, farm bill, snap, blue states, republicans )

Nancy
- 391 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Almost all of the food stamp cuts come from 16 states and the District of Columbia--the rest of the nation is left virtually untouched.
Food Stamps: How House, Senate Negotiators Agreed to Cut $800 Million a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Food stamps, farm bill, usa, politics, news, obama, americans )

Cal
- 395 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The agreed-upon cuts to food stamps are significantly less than what the House had requested, but double what the Senate had proposed.
PETITION - Denounce Congress for Planning to Cut $9 Billion From Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, poverty, hunger, government, ethics )

David
- 411 days ago - dailykos.com
PETITION TEXT: Message to Senate negotiators on the Farm Bill: It is disgusting and outrageous for you to propose passing a Bill with cuts to food stamps and huge subsidies to Big Agriculture. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps are acceptable. NONE!
Take Action: Tell Congress "We Need A Budget For People, Peace, and the Planet"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Take Action, sign the petition, Green New Deal, green jobs, #cleanenergy, Congress, #Obama, Social Security, #MedicareForAll, food stamps, education, environment, #GreenNewDeal )

Brian
- 449 days ago - scribd.com
Tell the Congress and the President that we need a budget that provides adequate funding for critical programs such as Social Security, Medicare, etc.; that provides green jobs for millions of Americans; and that rebuilds America's infrastructure.
Obama: Be a Food Stamp President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, obama, food stamps )

Teresa
- 523 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
President Obama - Don't allow Congress' cruel and reckless rationing starve millions of Americans. Veto any cuts to SNAP (food stamps). Thank you.
Why Conservatives Hate Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa, politics, obama, government, ethics )

Cal
- 527 days ago - theweek.com
Democrats see food stamps as a crucial part of the social safety net. If Republican budget hawks want to demonstrate that they really are a bunch of "mean-spirited" Scrooges, they couldn't pick a better target to cut.
OUTRAGEOUS! New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa )

Cal
- 553 days ago - thinkprogress.org
New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan (R) told MSNBC's Steve Kornacki on Saturday that single mothers don't need to rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, because his mother raised a family by working har
Agribusiness Subsidy Cuts Could Save Food Stamps in the Farm Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, food stamps, nutrition, poverty, abuse, congress, ethics, politics, government, economy, dishonesty, republicans )

Carrie
- 587 days ago - truth-out.org
The House Farm Bill would also expand subsidies for agriculture by nearly $9 billion at a time when the farm sector is historically strong, especially compared to the rest of the economy, and makes these subsidies permanent law.
CBS Host Confronts Republican Rep.: House Farm Bill Is 'Welfare for the Wealthy'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Food Stamps, congress, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, americans, economy, government, politics )

Carrie
- 595 days ago - rawstory.com
"You pass a farm bill in the House that gives billions of dollars, much of it to large corporations that own farms," Schieffer noted. "It's almost like welfare for the wealthy." "But you don't include a dollar for hungry people for food stamps...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Condemn Cuts to Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialprograms cuts, food stamps, radical right, usa, republicans, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 595 days ago - forcechange.com
Condemn the House GOP leadership for voting to cut critical food stamps for needy Americans.
 

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