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State to enforce federal work requirements for food stamps

...potentially affecting thousands of food stamp recipients.Since 2004, the state's...will be limited to three months of food stamps in a 36-month period unless they...a combination of both to receive food stamps beyond that limit, the letter said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-05/state-to-enforce-federal-work-requir
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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
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Employers benefit from job center

...two years, companies can collect thousands of dollars in tax credits if they hire eligible people such as veterans, food stamp recipients and ex-felons. In 2013, Alaskan employers saved over $2 million through the WOTC program, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-23/employers-benefit-from-job-center
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Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...anticipated increased workload, Kreher said he thinks the division, which also processes applications for the state's food stamp and Denali KidCare programs, among others, will be able to handle the added strain on its resources.The division has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/prepping-for-expansion-dhss-works-th
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Super Bowl XLIX: Why America will win

...regulatory capture for good measure, and ruin the lives of millions?But today, as one in five American children are on food stamps, those big wigs are not in prison. They're in Davos.I look at Belichick like that. Maybe he gets a slap on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-01-29/super-bowl-xlix-why-america-will-w
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Cal Thomas: The Rich List and the West's culture of envy

...putting their livelihoods on the line in their determination to succeed."With an estimated 47 million Americans on food stamps and others receiving other kinds of government assistance; with President Obama and his fellow liberal Democrats preaching...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-26/cal-thomas-the-rich-list-and-the-
Opinion

...in 1974 to 3.4 percent today. Meanwhile, autopilot spending on benefit programs like Social Security, Medicare, food stamps and insurance subsidies under the new health care law are growing rapidly as a percentage of the economy.Obama's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-03-0
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Project Homeless Connect returns for third year in Kenai

...referrals and disability resources, she said.Booths with information on the Affordable Care Act, veteran assistance, food stamps and social security will serve those who need public assistance.Slater said everyone that attends will go through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-27/project-homeless-connect-returns-for
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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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