Food Stamps

States Did Not Enforce Work Requirements for Food Stamp Recipients

Audit: States said implementing provisions 'too burdensome'

Food StampsStates did not always enforce work requirements for food stamp recipients before giving them benefits because doing so was "too burdensome" for them, according to an audit from the Department of Agriculture's Inspector General.

Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 45 Million for 55 Straight Months

Expert says program should supplement paycheck, not be a work replacement

SNAPThe number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 55 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture.

Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 45 Million for 53 Straight Months

Expert says program should encourage participants to work

The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 53 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture.

Food Stamp Beneficiaries Decline, Still Exceed 45 Million

Number has been over historic benchmark for 52 straight months

The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 52 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture.

Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 45 Million for 51 Straight Months

Growth due in part to lowered bar for eligibility

The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 51 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA).