Now we'll never know how much money the Walmarts of the world make from taxpayer-funded benefits. Because it's "confidential."
The bill would expand benefits for the elderly, disabled, and homeless—but only some restaurants will participate.
A ruling in FMI vs. Argus Leader could mean that the public will learn more about which grocery companies generate the most income from SNAP.
That's a big step forward for food access, but may amount to a double subsidy for the companies.
This week's Congressional scuffle over aid for Puerto Rico highlights a Reagan-era food policy that continues to starve the island.
The record-breaking budget proposes cuts to food stamps, farm subsidies, land conservation programs, and more.
USDA uses an odd calculation to determine how much is enough. It's based on a diet that includes three cups of a milk a day for adult women.
A study of a market in Bloomington, Indiana found SNAP incentive programs mostly help people who'd be there anyway.
With a potential deal in hand that could avoid shutdown 2.0, anti-hunger experts argue that lawmakers should really be focused on the precarity of our federal social safety net, and a low-wage economy where crisis is just a missed paycheck or two away.