Food Stamps

A proposed bill in Alabama would require some people to pass a drug test before they’d be able to receive food stamps. Anyone who applies for benefits could be drug tested if there is reasonable suspicion that the person uses or is under the influence of drugs. If they refuse or delay the test they […]

Starting this summer, North Carolina food stamp recipients will be required to prove that they are either volunteering, working or taking classes for 20 hours a week in order to receive benefits. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! It’s actually a federal requirement for people under age 50 without children, but it was suspended in 2008 […]

Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are reportedly expecting a new bundle of joy. According to a close source Etheredge, who tied the knot with Brown back in 2012, is carrying the couple’s third child.

WASHINGTON — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they…

This past weekend food shopping in Baltimore drove concerns higher over the government shut down. As grocery consumers abandoned food at the register due to a Xerox Corp EBT/Debit Card glitch. Food stamp cards in a number of stores were not accepted and did not show a balance. Xerox is the card vendor for the food […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com The federal government will be teaming up with Virginia and Maryland to crack down on food stamp fraud. The partnership was announced Wednesday and it Involves the U.S Department of Agriculture, who are responsible for overseeing 250,00 retailers nationwide.  The states will be responsible for identifying and pursuing food stamp fraud. Read More […]