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Soda ad blitzes conspicuously match food stamp schedules, study says

Consumers are two to four times as likely to see in-store soda ads on the days states distribute food-stamp benefits.

Food companies have embraced a controversial tactic in their quest to sell more soda, … 31 more words

Washington Post

FOOD STAMP ENROLLMENT DROPS TO LOWEST IN 8YRS: PELOSI SAID IT CREATED JOBS

Breitbart: “Overall enrollment in the nation’s food stamp program has dipped to its lowest level in eight years, according to the latest statistics released by the U.S. 84 more words

Politics

EBT Cards Across California To Go Offline For About 24 Hours Later This Month

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A change in vendor operations will leave recipients of California’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System without access to cash withdrawals or food purchases for about 24 hours later this month. 186 more words

Los Angeles News

Another Ball To Keep Your Eye On ...

The past week or two has been a three-ring media circus, with news of Rosanne Barr making an ass of herself, Samantha Bee trying to keep up with Roseanne, Trump pardoning the least likely felons, Tuesday primaries, Trump’s tariffs, the feud between Trump and Super bowl winners the Philadelphia Eagles, the upcoming G7 summit, and Trump’s on-again-off-again meeting with Kim Jong-un, to name a few.  908 more words

Political Commentary

SNAP Cuts possible living in a apartment

With the Trump administration threatening to cut the SNAPS program aka Food Stamps. Already living on a tight budget, just the thought of adding more costs onto a budget that’s beyond our means is just down right over whelming. 108 more words

Day To Day

Report: Food stamp fraud, misuse small, but costs 'relatively large'

Oregon investigators claim five merchant convictions for food stamp fraud and $525,000 in court-ordered restitution.

Source: Report: Food stamp fraud, misuse small, but costs ‘relatively large’

Portland Tribune