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Baltimore Officials Work To Help Those Affected By Food Stamp Cuts

Deep cuts to the federal food stamp program this week will put a strain on thousands of families statewide. But in Baltimore, city leaders are stepping in with a new way to cover some of the shortfall.

11/02/2013

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Computer Glitch Shuts Down Food Stamp Access In 15 States, Including Md.

It was a cash-only day for Marylanders who typically buy groceries with food stamps. A computer glitch caused chaos in the aisles of supermarkets here and around the country, temporarily shutting down access.

10/12/2013

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Mayors Push To Stop Food Stamps From Being Used To Buy Sugary Drinks

Waging war against obesity. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and more than a dozen mayors across the country, are making a push to stop food stamps from being used to purchase sugary drinks and snacks.

06/20/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

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.

09/19/2012

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Frederick Co. Farmers’ Market Accepting Food Stamps

A farmers market in Frederick County is now accepting food stamps.

07/05/2012

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Md. Food Stamps Court Fight Ends As State Improves

A Baltimore judge says Maryland is processing nearly all of its food stamp applications on time.

06/16/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Gingrich To Black People: Paychecks, Not Food Aid

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday he is willing to go before the NAACP and urge blacks to demand paychecks, not food stamps.

01/05/2012