By any measure, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, — perhaps still better known as “Food Stamps” — has been one of the great success stories of U.S. domestic policy. Almost 40 million low-income or no-income Americans receive SNAP benefits, not only staving off hunger for those in need, but returning $1.78 back to […]
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. […]
MADISON (WORT) — Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is pledging to sue the state if lawmakers approve new drug testing requirement. Darcy Bean reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsinites applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps may soon be forced to undergo a drug test.