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...Partisans tend to see what they want to see in the food stamp program: barely enough bread and milk to sustain hungry...people.Abuse was a worry from the start. The 1939 food stamp program was launched in May and by that October a retailer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-10-04-1
Community

...drop to 34 million, or about 1 in every 10 people.___FOOD AND FRAUDAbuse was a worry from the start. The 1939 food stamp program was launched in May and by that October a retailer had been caught violating the rules.There's been progress...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-08-13-3
Food
Begich record mirrors Obama's

...suggestions even if fully implemented would do little to reduce the deficit. We cannot add seventeen million people to the food stamp program and continue the trend of government activity to more and more welfare. We need to send Mr. Obama on his way back...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-25/begich-record-mirrors-oba
Letters
Reader disagrees with 'Occupy' goals

...higher unemployment rates and more people dependent upon government, as evidenced by the recent record rise in the food stamp program participants. This is exactly why Obama intentionally implemented the first stimulus package and now asks for a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-11-08/reader-disagrees-with-occ
Letters
Farm bill needed to help hungry residents

...this year that provides increased funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and strengthens the Food Stamp Program. Specifically, we need at least $250 million a year in mandatory funding for TEFAP, with the amount indexed for...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120307/letters_3648.shtml
Letters
Imperfections exist, prop 1 not the answer

...previously granted exemption in KPB 5.18.200(14) for food purchased with coupons issued under the federal food stamp program. YES [A "YES" vote will approve the exemption and means that nonprepared food items will be exempt from the borough...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100308/ope_268119339.shtml
Tax not easy to implement: Borough notifies retailers on what food items will be exempt

...be 50 pages of regs with the food stamp program, but if the borough adopts...stemmed from the fact that the food stamp program did not use the term "non-prepared...retailers under provisions of the food stamp program. The borough's sales tax...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112508/new_359748394.shtml
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