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.
Amazon Offers Prime Discount To Those On Government BenefitsOnline leader Amazon is offering a discount on its Prime membership for people who receive government assistance.
Deputies: Man Steals BMW That He Tried To Buy With Food StampsAuthorities have arrested a man they say stole a BMW after trying to buy it with a food stamp debit card.
New Texas Law Allows Drug Offenders To Apply For Food StampsA 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.
Convenience Store Owner, Manager Sentenced In Food Stamp Fraud SchemeTwo North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme.
2 North Texas Men Charged With Food Stamp FraudA Dallas convenience store owner and manager are charged in a $1.9 million food stamp scheme.
Working-Age People Make Up Majority Of Food Stamp RecipientsWorking-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.
Thousands Show Up For Thanksgiving Assistance In Fort WorthFood 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.
Less Money In The Pot For Families On Food StampsStarting November first, people enrolled in the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, will see a reduction in monthly benefits.
North Texas Congressman Takes Challenge Of Eating On $4.50 A DayA 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.
One-Third Of Texans Eligible For Food Stamps Not Getting HelpAn advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.
Pet Food Stamp Program Started For Low-Income FamiliesThere 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.