Sources as diverse as Moody’s investment service and the Congressional Budget Office have rated the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — formerly known as Food Stamps — as one of the most effective and efficient forms of economic stimulus the government has in its tool belt. It’s also extremely effective at reaching people in need. […]
Is Governor Walker’s get-tough approach with Food Stamp recipients rooting out fraud, or just scapegoating the poor? And what’s with those half a cow sculptures touring the state? The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Bill Lueders and Kate Golden joined the Monday Buzz on May 4th to share their newest stories.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsinites applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps may soon be forced to undergo a drug test.
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families has been tracking Wisconsin’s budget since 1881. When we last spoke with them, the Legislature had just wrapped up the budget. Since then, the Legislature has been busy with a full plate of legislation. Jonathan Peacock joined Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on Monday, November 11 to update us […]
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Kelly Albrecht. Albrecht spoke with Casteneda about the Food Stamps Bill, Assembly 110 that is supposedly designed to address people taking advantage of the benefits. In actuality, Albrecht argues, the bill is just hurting those members […]