Florida Bill Would Ban Food Stamp Users From Buying SodaA bill filed in the state on August 18 is looking to ban residents using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from buying soda.
LA City Council Considers Requiring Farmers Markets To Accept Food StampsFarmers market vendors could soon be required to accept food stamps as payment as part of their certification in the city of Los Angeles.
CBS2 Investigates: Millions In LA County Welfare Money Traced To Casinos, Bars, Vacation SpotsCBS2 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.
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.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney 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.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours
Investigation Uncovers People Selling Taxpayer-Funded Food StampsA CBS2 News hidden-camera investigation uncovered people selling food stamps, cashing in your taxpayer money.
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Only Half Of Eligible Calif. Residents Use Food StampsOnly half of eligible California residents got food stamps in 2008, below the national average of 66 percent, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
Report: LA County Welfare Benefits For Illegals Top $600MNew data from Los Angeles County officials shows up to $600 million in welfare benefits may have been paid out to illegal immigrants in 2010.
Food Stamps Are Out, Cal Fresh Program Is InFood stamps are no longer. In California, its now a nutrition and health and wellness program – the Cal Fresh Program.