Food Stamps

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.
Texas Grocer Gets Prison For Food Stamp FraudA North Texas grocer who ran an unlicensed money transmitting business has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for fraud.
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.
More Older Texans Seek Food Stamp HelpMore 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.
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