Articles tagged with: food stamps

07 April 2015

Luxury food banned under proposed food stamp bill

Posted in U.S. & World News

Missouri -- (CNN)A Missouri lawmaker wants to impose more limits on people using food stamps. State Representative Rick Brattin sponsored a bill that would ban the purchase of soft drinks, chips, co ...

28 August 2014

More food stamp users could boost Oregon's economy

Posted in Local

 Ore. -- The Beaver State could be looking at a nearly half a billion dollar boost if everyone eligible for food stamps participated in the program. According to a study by "Partners for a Hunger F ...

07 June 2014

Medford Saturday Market introduces reward program for EBT card holder

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market introduced their "Fresh Rewards" program on Saturday at the Commons.. The new program will match the first four dollars a customer with ...

05 June 2014

Banning food stamp purchases of soda may help decrease obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Stanford, Calif. -- Banning food stamp purchases of soda and other sugary drinks could cause a major drop in obesity and diabetes among the poor. That's the finding of a new study published in the A ...

08 May 2014

KlaCo Sheriff makes dozens of arrests in EBT money laundering investigation

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Multiple arrests were made Thursday and many more are expected in connection with a massive case of food stamp fraud. The Klamath County Sheriff's Department says arrest warr ...

25 April 2014

Audit shows state struggling to shift Oregonians from welfare to employment

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- According to a new report released by the Secretary of State's Office, Oregon is not doing enough to get people off welfare. The audit shows even though the economy is improving as ...