GovBeat: food aid

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Federal funds at risk over ‘serious failure’ in N.C. food stamp program

More than 6,000 households had been waiting more than three months on benefits, the USDA said in a December letter.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:08 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  food aid, Food Stamps, newsletter, North Carolina

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/11/2013

What hunger and homelessness look like in America’s cities

A new 25-city survey of mayors shows the deteriorating state of hunger and homelessness.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cities, food aid, Food Stamps

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013

After Friday, states will lose $5 billion in food aid

Funding provided by the stimulus bill in 2009 runs out on Friday, and poor families will see benefit cuts.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, California, economy, farm bill, food aid, Food Stamps, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, newsletter, Poverty, snap, States, texas