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Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maine, Food Stamps, SNAP, Gov. Paul LePage, food restrictions )

Dandelion
- 66 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Burdening the poorest with more rules is in vogue with Republicans these days. Extra restrictions and stigma for how food stamps recipients can use their meager benefits just exacerbate the core indignities and hardships they face.
Rand Paul's Home State Relies On Government Programs He's Vowed To Dismantle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rand Paul, Kentucky, hypocrisy, Obamacare, SNAP, food stamps )

Freya
- 83 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Rand Paul will formally announce today in Louisville, the largest city in his home state of Kentucky, that he will seek the Republican nomination for president. But what Paul wonâEUR(TM)t tell the crowds of Kentuckians and others gathered in the city...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress Is About to Take Food Away From Hungry Children.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, americans, children, hunger, food stamps, politics, government, family, politics, safety, society )

Cal
- 99 days ago - weareultraviolet.actionkit.com
Overnight, the U.S. Senate voted for a budget that literally takes food away from hungry children.
Tell Congress: No Cuts to Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hunger in America, hungry children, hungry poor, congress, ethics, Food Stamps, suffering Americans, social responsibility )

Sabine
- 115 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Taking food away from hungry people isnâEUR(TM)t smart budgeting, itâEUR(TM)s simply immoral. ThatâEUR(TM)s why weâEUR(TM)re partnering with our friends at Faithful America to demand that Congress save food stamps.
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
- 153 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
- 223 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
- 293 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
- 431 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
- 518 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
- 521 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
- 537 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!
Obama: Be a Food Stamp President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, obama, food stamps )

Teresa
- 649 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
- 653 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
- 679 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
 

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