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CBS2 Investigates: Millions In LA County Welfare Money Traced To Casinos, Bars, Vacation Spots

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein traced millions of dollars in L.A. County welfare money to some exotic locations, including ATMs in casinos and bars and vacation spots like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

11/19/2013

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Computer Glitch Shuts Food Stamps Program Across 17 States, Including Calif.

Shoppers in as many as 17 states — including California — found themselves unable to use their food stamp debit cards Saturday after a computer glitch threw the system off-line.

10/12/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney 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.

09/19/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Investigation Uncovers People Selling Taxpayer-Funded Food Stamps

A CBS2 News hidden-camera investigation uncovered people selling food stamps, cashing in your taxpayer money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

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Free Home Improvements From SoCal Gas

LOS ANGELES (CBS) ̶ If you’re unemployed, or don’t have a huge salary, the Southern California Gas Company may be able to help you make energy-saving home improvements for free. The company’s Energy Saving Assistance […]

02/23/2011

Only Half Of Eligible Calif. Residents Use Food Stamps

Only half of eligible California residents got food stamps in 2008, below the national average of 66 percent, according to a federal report released Wednesday.

02/03/2011

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Report: LA County Welfare Benefits For Illegals Top $600M

New data from Los Angeles County officials shows up to $600 million in welfare benefits may have been paid out to illegal immigrants in 2010.

01/20/2011

Food Stamps Are Out, Cal Fresh Program Is In

Food stamps are no longer. In California, its now a nutrition and health and wellness program – the Cal Fresh Program.

10/23/2010

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