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Loss of Food Stamp Funding Worries Valley Park Pantry

“Hunger is here and when you take away the option of food stamps, you will have people more hungry than you can imagine.”


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Mayor Slay Speaks Out on Sugary Drinks

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and 17 other mayors wrote to John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi over proposed cuts in the food stamp program.


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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.



GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]


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South and Midwest Farmers Faceoff

The half-trillion-dollar bill setting farm policy into the future outlines dramatic changes in how farmers are protected from financial and natural disasters.


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Should Drug Offenders Be Eligible for Food Stamps?

A Missouri lawmaker supports a bill that would allow convicted drug felons to be eligible for food stamps.


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Growth Slows In Missouri Medicaid, Food Stamps

More than 944,000 people received food stamps in May. That’s up 5 percent.



Store Manager Sentenced in Food Stamp Fraud Case

Defrauded the government for more than 1.5 million dollars.


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Illinois Link Card Fraud

Rampant fraud in his district in just one week.


Food stamp usage still high

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Food stamp participation in the St. Louis area saw a 12% increase in the last year.



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