Illinois Trying to Collect 30-Year-Old OverpaymentsMcLeansboro resident Sue Good received a letter from the department about a month ago asking her to repay $242 in an overpayment that occurred from August through November in 1985.
New Missouri Law Will Require Review of Welfare RollsNixon said he won't sign the measure, but he's not vetoing it.
4 Syrian Refugee Families Arrived in St. LouisTwenty-six Syrian refugees have arrived in St. Louis to start new lives.
Missouri Cuts Off Food Stamp Benefits for 26,000 AdultsAbout 26,000 Missouri residents have lost government food stamp benefits for failing to comply with work and job training responsibilities.
Missouri Lawmaker: No Energy Drinks with Food AssistanceDemocratic state Rep. Keith English of Florissant filed legislation recently to prevent Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds from buying the drinks.
Bill Would Allow Drug Convicts to Get Food StampsDrug convicts are currently the only felony convicts not allowed to use food stamps.
Report: Banning Soda from Food Stamps Doesn't Help Obesity RatesThe Illinois Public Health Institute believes that eliminating sugary drinks from the food stamp program would help obesity rates. But a recent report shows that is false.
Mo. Legislators Reconsider Food Stamps for Drug FelonsFor nearly 20 years, drug felons have been barred from getting food stamps. Now, a bi-partisan bill in the Missouri legislature would return those benefits.
Advocates Say Missouri Sets Food Stamp BarriersWhile state officials blame the food stamp decrease on an improving economy, activists beg to differ the argument.
Overnight America Podcast: February 2nd, 2014 - Kenneth Womack, Nial Stanage
Nixon Reverses Course on Food Stamp Eligibility ChangeNixon says his administration is withdrawing a proposal for rolling back an expansion of the food stamps program.
Food Stamp Debit Cards Not Working in IllinoisShoppers in Illinois and other states have been unable to use their food stamp debit cards because of an outage at the vendor that processes the payments.