Advocates working to increase access to fruits and vegetables in America's food deserts report that the growing popularity of Double Up Food Bucks programs is helping curb the $160 billion spent on illnesses related to lack of healthy food.
A new report confirms that, while SNAP recipients do indeed work, they may still be hurt by work requirements.
An anti-SNAP campaign in Washington, D.C., and proposed legislation to reduce the social safety net are both feeding off well-worn myths around welfare recipients.
These three charts show that new proposed work requirements are a solution in search of a problem.
Millions have been spent on initiatives to eliminate food deserts, which are thought to contribute to the increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity in low-income areas. How are disadvantaged people faring in the middle of California, one of the nation's prime agricultural states?
A new report from The Sentencing Project assesses the damage of a Clinton-era policy.
As calls to cut the U.S. food stamp program are growing shriller, know that their explosive growth and wide distribution during the recession was built in as a feature, not a defect.