A law that was passed during the Legislative session is about to take effect September 1, it will allow first-time drug felons to apply for food stamps.
Two North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme.
A Dallas convenience store owner and manager are charged in a $1.9 million food stamp scheme.
Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.
Food banks have seen a surge in demand recently since there were recent cuts in food stamp programs, but nothing like the 2200 or more people who showed up on Monday and Tuesday.
Starting November first, people enrolled in the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, will see a reduction in monthly benefits.
A North Texas Congressman has been going hungry in Washington, D.C. Marc Veasey, who represents parts of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, has only been eating on the amount of money allowed through the SNAP food assistance program.
An advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.
There is no question that some individuals and families across North Texas and the nation have had to ‘tighten their belts’ during rough economic times. Now one organization is focused on the pets belonging to those people.
A North Texas grocer who ran an unlicensed money transmitting business has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for fraud.
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.
More older Texans apparently struggling to make ends meet have been turning to food stamps. According to reports published Monday, the state’s fastest-growing group receiving food stamps is those ages 60 to 64.