SNAP

Democrats Lash Out at Millionaire Food-Stamp Whistleblower

Minnesota man exposed loophole, but Democrats say he committed fraud

food stamps snapDemocrats in a House agriculture subcommittee lashed out at a retired millionaire who applied for and received food stamps in an effort to prove that eligibility for the government benefits in his home state of Minnesota were too lax and could be easily exploited.

House Passes SNAP Reform With Farm Bill

Changes' future uncertain in the Senate

Capitol buildingThe House of Representatives passed its annual farm spending bill late Thursday afternoon, shepherding through major reforms to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).