President Trump's 2021 Budget Proposal Seeks More Detention Beds, Cuts To Food Stamps And Medicaid
The proposed budget will increase spending on the military and border security, part of Trump's second-term priorities.
Feb 10, 2020 3:12 PM
Trump Administration To Eliminate Food Stamps For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Poor Americans
'The final rule would cause serious harm to individuals, communities, and the nation while doing nothing to improve the health and employment of those impacted by the rule.'
Dec 4, 2019 2:13 PM
Prominent De Blasio Fundraiser And Satmar Hasidic Lobbyist Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud
He represents one of the largest yeshivas in Brooklyn.
Updated: Dec 23, 2016 3:14 PM
Food Stamp Cuts Are Hurting Local Businesses Too
With less money being spent at delis and grocery stores, owners of those establishments are feeling the effects in their own livelihood and ability to provide for their families.
Updated: Mar 19, 2014 12:38 PM
NYC Hunger Crisis Worsens With 1.4 Million New Yorkers Now Relying On Food Charity
One in five New Yorkers—an astounding 1.4 million of the total population of 8.3 million—currently rely on food banks and pantries to sustain themselves every day
Updated: Mar 17, 2014 1:14 PM
Sexy Cuomo Extends $4.5 Million To New York Food Pantries For The Holiday
The State steps up in response to SNAP benefit cuts by the Federal Government.
Updated: Nov 26, 2013 11:05 AM
McDonald's Advice To Underpaid Workers: Sign Up For Food Stamps
The fast food giant has no problem passing the buck to taxpayers when it comes to helping out their woefully underpaid employees.
Updated: Oct 24, 2013 5:47 PM
Federal Food Stamp Benefits To Be Slashed Just In Time For The Holidays
Recession-era laws providing assistance to recovering households expires, resulting in a system-wide decrease in benefits starting next month.
Updated: Oct 21, 2013 11:57 AM
House Of Representatives Vote To Slash $4 Billion From Food Stamp Budget
More than 1 in 7 Americans are enrolled in SNAP, and in New York City alone the program feeds nearly 1.8 million people.
Updated: Sep 20, 2013 1:05 PM
Food Stamp Users Have More Than Doubled Under Bloomberg
Last year NYC residents received $3.4 billion in food stamp benefits as well as $2.9 billion in supplemental security income and $1.4 billion in public assistance.
Updated: Mar 14, 2013 5:36 PM
Six Days Into Food Stamp Challenge Cory Booker Sounds A Bit Bored Of Sweet Potatoes
"Today is my 6th day of the SNAP Challenge; my 6th sweet potato; my 6th day of canned beans; and, my 6th day of canned veggies."
Updated: Dec 10, 2012 10:37 AM
"Rock Star Mayor" Cory Booker To Take Food Stamp Challenge
Cory Booker appears to be getting ready to eat for at least a week as if he were on food stamps. After Thanksgiving, of course.
Updated: Nov 20, 2012 4:40 PM
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