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By Staff On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Pennsylvania officials blast Trump Administration cuts to food assistance

Jonathan Weiss | Shutterstock.com Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today spoke out against a rule released by the Trump Administration that limits states’ More...

By Staff On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Pennsylvania officials say federal food stamp change would punish working families

Pennsylvania officials on Monday criticized a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposal to tighten eligibility rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly called “SNAP.” The More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Pennsylvania measure sparks debate over work requirements for food stamps

Jonathan Weiss | Shutterstock.com By Dave Lemery | Watchdog.org Work requirements tied to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program were introduced at the federal level in the 1990s, with the caveat that states More...