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More students in need of free or reduced meals

...their families qualify through other avenues, Hamburg said. Homeless, migrant, student's whose families are on food stamps or temporary assistance and foster children usually gain automatic eligibility for reduced or free meals, he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/more-students-in-need-of-free-or-red
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Op-ed: The O'Malley Factor

...growth, an increase in the number of Americans who want to work but can't find jobs and more than 46 million people on food stamps. Last month, the Commerce Department reported the economy contracted 0.7 percent in the first quarter of 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-01/op-ed-the-omalley-factor
Opinion
Cuts to food stamps could leave thousands hungry

...Program (SNAP), commonly called food stamps. Both services are essential to...last they screwed up and cut my food stamps off for a month," Byrd said...on the Kenai Peninsula receiving food stamps each month. Many Peninsula residents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-29/cuts-to-food-stamps-could-leave-thou
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WASHINGTON - Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically...government.But to many Democrats, food stamps are a major element of the country's...have a big impact on the future of food stamps.From President Lyndon Johnson's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-08-13-3
Food

WASHINGTON - Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about...47 million people are now using the food stamps, or 1 in 7 Americans - show that the...A look at the history and future of food stamps:No more stampsThese days, people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-10-04-1
Community
Less money for food

...Peninsula Food Bank in September. People heard that food stamps were going to be cut and some worried about an already...Nutrition Assistance Program, historically known as food stamps."My food stamps are being cut, I don't know what I'm going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-30/less-money-for-food
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...Wis. - The state should not tell people who receive food stamps what they can or can't eat, representatives from food...Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah, to reduce the amount of food stamps spent on junk food. Kaufert wants to limit the portion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-04-09-4
Food
Hunger statistics something to think about

...on the Kenai Peninsula receive food stamps each month. Many of those who...year 86,044 Alaskans received food stamps, many of whom were elderly, disabled...strongly in maintaining funding for food stamps, write your local, state and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-07-01/hunger-statistics-something-to-th
Opinion
A Libertarian view on entitlements

...continue to fund Medicare, heating oil subsidies, and food stamps for the poor and "needy." While his intentions are...sympathy for them. As for heating oil subsidies and food stamps: these are nothing more than an appeal to people's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042411/let_819439975.shtml
Opinion
Hope finds a home

...bologna sandwiches he bought with food stamps. Was this really happening? A...turned up for him except for getting food stamps. He turned to the VA, but they...stew purchased with his owner's food stamps, both had to get out, pride be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-21/hope-finds-a-home
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