46 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, are now considered at least nominally poor -- a record number reached during Obama's first term. Roughly the same number of people currently subsist on food stamps, an uptick of nearly 20 million people since Obama took office. Almost half of these impoverished Americans -- more than 20 million, according to the latest census data -- are considered "extremely poor," with incomes of less than half the official poverty threshold.

The Road Forward: Amid Tight Budgets And Political Gridlock, Obama Faces Tough Road On Poverty

46 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, are now considered at least nominally poor -- a record number reached during Obama's first term. Roughly the same number of people currently subsist on food stamps, an uptick of nearly 20 million people since Obama took office. Almost half of these impoverished Americans -- more than 20 million, according to the latest census data -- are considered "extremely poor," with incomes of less than half the official poverty threshold.

New independent estimates Monday night show that as many as 3.8 million people would lose their food stamp benefits in 2014 under a House Republican plan to tighten eligibility and end state waivers for able-bodied adults who are unemployed. The Congressional Budget Office numbers paint a darker picture than the GOP has admitted to thus far. The contradictions...

House GOP seeks food-stamp cuts

New independent estimates Monday night show that as many as 3.8 million people would lose their food stamp benefits in 2014 under a House Republican plan to tighten eligibility and end state waivers for able-bodied adults who are unemployed. The Congressional Budget Office numbers paint a darker picture than the GOP has admitted to thus far. The contradictions...

Say your goal is to increase the number of customers you serve each day. Perhaps you run a city office processing food stamp applications, or maybe you’re offering technical sup...

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Say your goal is to increase the number of customers you serve each day. Perhaps you run a city office processing food stamp applications, or maybe you’re offering technical sup...

Hey...don't worry about anything...The Food Stamp President has you covered!    Since taking office Obama has added an additional 12 million people to the Food Stamp program, an increase of 38% to push it to a record total of 44 million! (Amazing, the number of people on food stamps keeps going up, but when he calculates his unemployment numbers there are less people to work!!!) The Obama foodstamp card, its everywhere you thought we would never be!

Hey...don't worry about anything...The Food Stamp President has you covered! Since taking office Obama has added an additional 12 million people to the Food Stamp program, an increase of 38% to push it to a record total of 44 million! (Amazing, the number of people on food stamps keeps going up, but when he calculates his unemployment numbers there are less people to work!!!) The Obama foodstamp card, its everywhere you thought we would never be!

Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Hits Another All-Time High: 46.68 Million…. >> “When the president took office, 32 million people on food stamps — 47 million on food stamps today,” Republican Mitt Romney said in last week’s presidential debate. “Going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the American people who are struggling.”    Monthly spending on food stamps in July reached $6.26 billion, also a record and 2.9 percent more than a year earlier.

Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Hits Another All-Time High: 46.68 Million…. >> “When the president took office, 32 million people on food stamps — 47 million on food stamps today,” Republican Mitt Romney said in last week’s presidential debate. “Going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the American people who are struggling.” Monthly spending on food stamps in July reached $6.26 billion, also a record and 2.9 percent more than a year earlier.

A Granville woman was arrested Monday after allegedly receiving $13,481 in food stamp and HEAP benefits she was not entitled to, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Heather Nicholson, 34, was charged with felony grand larceny. An investigation by the county Department of Social Services and Sheriff's Office found Nicholson had falsely reported her household income and the number of people residing in the home while she collected welfare benefits, deputies said.  Nicholson…

Sheriff: Granville woman falsely collects $13K in aid

A Granville woman was arrested Monday after allegedly receiving $13,481 in food stamp and HEAP benefits she was not entitled to, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Heather Nicholson, 34, was charged with felony grand larceny. An investigation by the county Department of Social Services and Sheriff's Office found Nicholson had falsely reported her household income and the number of people residing in the home while she collected welfare benefits, deputies said. Nicholson…

On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during republican Bush's two terms. While Bush was in office, the median household income declined, poverty increased, childhood poverty increased even more, and the number of Americans without health insurance spiked. By contrast, the country's condition improved on each of those measures during Bill Clinton's two terms, often substantially. The Census' final report card on republican Bush's record…

Closing The Book On The Bush Legacy

On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during republican Bush's two terms. While Bush was in office, the median household income declined, poverty increased, childhood poverty increased even more, and the number of Americans without health insurance spiked. By contrast, the country's condition improved on each of those measures during Bill Clinton's two terms, often substantially. The Census' final report card on republican Bush's record…

Claudia studied Architecture at the University of Applied science in Darmstadt/ Germany. After acquiring work experience in architectural offices in Barcelona, Spain and Victoria, Canada she studied the art and science of Feng Shui in Germany, Sweden and Scotland at the International Feng-Shui Academy ..........

Claudia studied Architecture at the University of Applied science in Darmstadt/ Germany. After acquiring work experience in architectural offices in Barcelona, Spain and Victoria, Canada she studied the art and science of Feng Shui in Germany, Sweden and Scotland at the International Feng-Shui Academy ..........

Trump’s Budget Threatens Food Security For Millions Of Americans

Trump’s Budget Threatens Food Security For Millions Of Americans

President Donald Trump's proposed budget slashes the food stamp program, which could have dire implications for the 42 million Americans who depend on it.

Stated the inspector general’s office, “We found that 3,394 authorized SNAP retailers (retailers) used Social Security Numbers (SSN) that matched SSNs of deceased people. Additionally, 193 retailers listed owners who were not at least 18 years of age. While FNS did have some controls to edit or verify SNAP retail owner information, these controls were not adequate to ensure owner information accuracy.”  According to the Free Beacon, these food stamps were supposedly being used by 1,819…

Stated the inspector general’s office, “We found that 3,394 authorized SNAP retailers (retailers) used Social Security Numbers (SSN) that matched SSNs of deceased people. Additionally, 193 retailers listed owners who were not at least 18 years of age. While FNS did have some controls to edit or verify SNAP retail owner information, these controls were not adequate to ensure owner information accuracy.” According to the Free Beacon, these food stamps were supposedly being used by 1,819…

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