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April 23, 2019
Reader's View: Democrats keep fanning fear
April 23, 2019 - 6:45pm
February 1, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on July 28, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Pablo E. Piovano.
USDA's SNAP decision means there will be a gap in food assistance program
February 1, 2019 - 12:13pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
December 20, 2018
Dustin Rigsby holds the electronic debit card he uses to buy food, his benefits from what is officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in his living room in Dyersburg, Tenn.  (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
December 10, 2018
A group of police officers tried to pull a 1-year-old child from his mother’s arms as they arrested her at a Brooklyn food-assistance center Dec. 7. (Nyashia Ferguson/Facebook)
'Appalling' video of police pulling a 1-year-old from his mother's arms at a welfare office prompts an investigation
December 10, 2018 - 12:32pm
December 4, 2018
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Commentary: Food stamps put poor kids on path to success
December 4, 2018 - 12:38pm
November 29, 2018
The Capitol building in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Deal to pass farm bill scraps House GOP for new food stamp work requirements
November 29, 2018 - 2:55pm
July 19, 2018
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Food-stamp use is still at recession-era levels despite job gains
July 19, 2018 - 10:52am
May 18, 2018
GOP immigration fight plays role in farm bill defeat in House
May 18, 2018 - 3:42pm
April 12, 2018
Mnnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, there is no way to please everyone in considering how to allow farmers to mow roadside ditches. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'He finagled the system': Gov. Dayton blasts millionaire who took food stamps to make a point
April 12, 2018 - 3:24pm
GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net
April 12, 2018 - 1:43pm
April 11, 2018
Millionaire Rob Undersander tells a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that he accepted food stamps for 19 months as a test to see if someone who does not need the aid can receive it. With him is Rep. Jeff Howe of Rockville, who has a bill to figure assets into determining whether food stamps should be issues. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democratic legislators furious after Minnesota millionaire gets food stamps to prove a point
April 11, 2018 - 6:13pm
April 10, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D.-Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 21, 2018
Reader’s View: Make common-sense changes to food support that don’t tax taxpayers
March 21, 2018 - 11:43am
March 19, 2018
Reader's View: Blame politics for SNAP in Farm Bill
March 19, 2018 - 6:48pm
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