Topic: Food Stamps
15 members of Congress got farm subsidies in 2012, including Rep. Steve Fincher of Tennessee, who has collected nearly $3.5
million in subsidies since 1999; Rep. Doug LaMalfa of California and his wife own one
third of DSL LaMalfa Family Partnership, which in 2012 alone got
$188,570; Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Indiana has received $196,268 in farm subsidies since 1997.
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The technology behind government electronic benefit cards blocks that.
While the card could have cash value from another program such as TANF,
no ATM would dispense cash based on a person’s food stamp allowance.
With each generation, the popularity of religious conservatism has
declined. 47 percent of the Silent Generation (ages 66 to 88)
are religious conservatives, compared with 34 percent of Baby Boomers,
23 percent of Gen Xers and 17 percent of Millennials.
Food stamps have been part of every farm bill enacted since 1973. Cotton and his allies in the House attempted to strip the food stamp provisions, so they were the ones who were trying to make a radical change.
Most states will have a three-month limit on SNAP (Food Stamp) benefits for unemployed adults aged 18-50 who aren’t disabled or raising minor children. An Ohio report shows that 1/3 had a medical or physical limitation, including depression, PTSD, or mental or learning disabilities. Many were caregivers or had other impediment to employment.
But they failed to do due diligence and were snookered, since the story
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It's not income as most people think of it. It's how much a poor single
parent with two children under age 5 would have to earn to get the
equivalent value of all programs, including food stamps, medical care,
heating assistance and housing subsidies, plus $6,648 a year in cash
The technology behind government electronic benefit cards blocks that. While the card could have cash value from another program such as TANF, no ATM would dispense cash based on a person’s food stamp allowance.