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.
A new federal report outlines the many obstacles that keep college students from accessing food assistance they're eligible for.
A separate nutrition program for women and children will also get enough funding to keep operating.
Stories from a shutdown—from food safety and hog nuisance lawsuits to EBT payments and "shutdown specials" at D.C. restaurants.
Those affected by the new rule will include single adults without children, a category that included 3.8 million people in 2016.
This week, the Wisconsin legislature drastically weakened the incoming governor's power in what some are calling a coup. They also enshrined soon-to-depart Governor Scott Walker's controversial drug testing plan.