Baltimore Congressional Delegation Wants Investigation Of SNAP Eligibility Withdrawal For Lexington Market VendorsFive federal lawmakers representing Baltimore sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture asking for an investigation into the withdrawal of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility for vendors at Lexington Market.
A New Pilot Program Will Allow People To Buy Groceries Online With Food StampsAmazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online for the first time.
Millions Could Face Severe Cuts To Food Stamps Due To Government ShutdownIf the government is not reopened before February, millions of Americans who receive benefits from the nation's food stamp program could have their assistance disrupted.
You Can No Longer Buy Steamed Crabs With Food StampsSteamed crabs are cooked in hundreds of Maryland carryouts, but now they can no longer be purchased with food stamps.
Trump Administration Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Box Of FoodThink of it as Blue Apron for food stamp recipients.
Bill That Would Require Food Stamp Recipients To Work 20 Hours-A-Week Advances In WVLegislation has advanced in West Virginia that would establish a 20-hour weekly work requirement for many food stamp recipients.
House Bill Would Allow Drug Testing For Food StampsA key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.
States To Test Ways To Send Food Stamp Recipients To WorkNew federal grants will help 10 states test programs to help food stamp recipients find jobs, from using career coaches to quicker training courses to mental health assistance.
Shopkeepers Sentenced For $1.1M Food Stamp FraudTwo Baltimore shopkeepers have been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally redeeming food stamp benefits in exchange for cash.
Cuts To Food Stamps Will Only Hit 4 StatesCuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
Baltimore Officials Work To Help Those Affected By Food Stamp CutsDeep 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.
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.
Mayors Push To Stop Food Stamps From Being Used To Buy Sugary DrinksWaging 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.
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.
Frederick Co. Farmers' Market Accepting Food StampsA farmers market in Frederick County is now accepting food stamps.