The rich boys north of Richmond—the entire boss class for that matter—want us to be mean and uncivil toward one another. Oliver Anthony gave it to them.
In their quest for a scalp, any scalp, in the debt ceiling fight, House Republicans have fallen back on an old hobbyhorse from the pre-Trump GOP.
Ten residents have announced they are suing the state, accusing it of leaving "Alaskans without critical food assistance in the coldest months of the year."
Fresh meat, sliced cheese and white bread would be banned from food stamp purchases under the proposed bill.
Liberals have no problem outlawing menthol cigarettes that disproportionately affect Black smokers. They should be even more willing to support SNAP restrictions.
"The employment system is broken, the education system is broken, our values and culture are broken," a Redditor commented.
Kayla Montgomery was already charged with felony welfare fraud for allegedly collecting food stamps in the girl's name.
"Crying in middle class," a TikTok user wrote in the comments.
"We're the mightiest military on the face of the Earth and yet those who are on the lower rung of our military ranks are...hungry," Sen. Tammy Duckworth said.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the COVID-19 pandemic caused a "significant disruption" to food assistance programs.
President Joe Biden wants bipartisan action on increasing the debt limit, but Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Democrats are on their own.
Average benefits for all 42 million recipients will grow more than 25 percent, higher than levels from before the pandemic. It will take effect in October.
Nearly 17.4 percent of kids aren't eating enough and 23 percent of households lack funds to get enough food while Congress remains deadlocked over expanding nutritional benefits.
More Americans are applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but they're largely required to buy food in stores where they could contract Covid-19.
Democrats want a 15 percent increase in funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but Republicans say Trump is opposed to their proposals.
"Especially now, as a global pandemic poses widespread health risks, guaranteeing that government officials at both the federal and state levels have flexibility to address the nutritional needs of residents and ensure their well-being... is essential."
Schools will be eligible under a federal program that provides reimbursement for every free breakfast and lunch.
"Unfortunately, automatic eligibility has expanded to allow even millionaires and others who simply receive a TANF-funded brochure to become eligible for SNAP when they clearly don't need it."
"Our findings suggest work requirements may increase the risk that families with working adults will lose access to nutrition, health care, housing, and cash assistance benefits if these policies do not account for scheduling practices prevalent in the low-wage job market," said the report.
Some low-wage workers are reluctant to accept promotions or raises because it will reduce their amount of government housing assistance and make it harder to make ends meet.
Center for Urban Renewal and Education founder and president Star Parker claimed that shame associated with being on food stamps have diminished and citizens are now using them like a "debit card."
The Department of Agriculture proposed a rule Thursday that would make it more difficult for states to waive work requirements already in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
"There's not the same kind of stigma. And, you know, I'm not saying that there should be, but there should be some desire to not have to take a handout," Trish Regan said.