A state audit says the Department of Human Services isn’t tracking food-stamp fraud.
In the wrong hands, food stamps can buy a lot more than milk and bread.
State officials say
they know there’s a black market for Oregon Trail cards, the electronic
debit-style cards used
A brash Republican survivor talks about how her party needs to change.
Julie Parrish knows she’s a political misfit.
As she puts it, she’s
an immigrant’s kid, a first-generation American from a Lebanese father.
She’s an under-40 suburban mom with kids in pu
Any irony behind calling our food-stamp program the "Oregon Trail" card?
When I think “Oregon Trail,” I think of people barely
surviving on meager rations as part of a dehumanizing ordeal. That does
make the phrase an appropriate name for our food-stamp program, bu
The banks want to keep you hungry and poor. Don’t let them.
If you want to get rich in America, all you have to do,
they say, is tighten your belt, put your nose to the grindstone and pull
yourself up by your bootstraps. That sounds great—in a folksy,
The owners of a dozen Little Caesars pizza locations are suing the federal government over a recent decision by the Portland office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to kick them out of the food stamp program.According to a lawsuit filed this week in U.S. District Court in Portland, local USDA Food and Nutrition Service officials granted the Little Caesars franchisees the ability to accept food ...