A proposed federal rule change would mean some Wisconsinites would no longer be eligible for food stamps if it takes effect. WORT producer Chali Pittman has the story.
Governor Scott Walker is moving forward with plans to require drug screening for people to access to food. The proposal would require able-bodied adults to pass a drug screening to benefit from FoodShare, Wisconsin’s food-aid program. But some close to that program and its sister program, FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET), the associated employment and […]
Would the bill requiring a photo ID for food stamp recipients really prevent fraud? Or would it make it more difficult for those in need to receive assistance?
Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Vicky Selkowe , Legal Aid of Wisconsin Director of Legislative, Rulemaking and Training Compliance for Legal Action of Wisconsin about the two bills before the assembly that will make it harder for those on public assistance to participate in FoodShare and Unemployment Insurance
MADISON (WORT) — A bill that limits what items can be purchased using Wisconsin’s Foodshare program is headed for a vote in the full Assembly. So are two Republican proposals that call for drug testing Wisconsinites receiving public assistance.