Posts Tagged as "Food Stamps"

Youth Speak Out on Food Stamps Cuts

Nov. 13, 2013 / By
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New America Media, First Person, We’Ced staff

Editor’s Note: In 2009, The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits – commonly known as food stamps — by 13.6 percent, as a way to bring relief to struggling Americans during the economic recession...

Millions Face Cuts In Food Assistance

Aug. 10, 2013 / By
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The Arab American News

DEARBORN, Mich. — In Michigan, 1.8 million people will see a cut in their food assistance benefits this fall, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — or SNAP, formerly known as food stamps — is set to expire, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...