User Login    
 + Register
News : Advocates Say Missouri Sets Food Stamp Barriers
Posted by Randy on 2014/3/25 4:40:43 (336 reads) News by the same author

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Advocates for the poor say Missouri is making it harder for the state's neediest residents to receive food stamps.
Click to see original Image in a new window

Officials with the Missouri Association for Social Welfare tell the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Missouri is the only state where fewer people have received food stamps through the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance in recent years amid the recession and a subsequent slow recovery.

The state saw a 10.5 percent decrease in participants over the past five years, while other states had increased participation. State officials attribute the decreases to an improving economy. Activists counter that job cuts in the state's Family Support Division offices are preventing clients from easily meeting with case workers, as the law requires.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article

Other articles
2015/10/7 4:07:39 - MU Students Protest Inside Jesse Hall After Report Of Racism
2015/10/7 4:03:32 - Missouri Hospitals Seeing More Opioid Addiction
2015/10/7 3:56:42 - Atlanta Man Sentenced For Fraud Scheme That Used Homeless To Cash Counterfeit Checks
2015/10/7 3:52:55 - Expert Recommends Replacing Older Smoke Detectors
2015/10/6 16:32:42 - Penney High School's Cornelius Finishes 3rd At Sectionals, Advances To State
2015/10/6 15:42:23 - One Vehicle Accident Reported Near Livonia
2015/10/6 15:32:20 - Parent-Teacher Conferences At Princeton R-V Begin Thursday, October 15
2015/10/6 15:27:50 - Parent-Teacher Conferences Begin Next Week At Trenton R-IX
2015/10/6 15:23:24 - Petition Seeks Closure Of Rural Grundy County Road
2015/10/6 15:18:48 - Grundy County Sheriff Announced As Missouri Day Opening Ceremony Speaker
2015/10/6 15:11:08 - Missouri Day Parade Starting Time Moved
2015/10/6 15:05:28 - Daviess County Accident Results In Hospital Trip and Arrest
2015/10/6 12:50:00 - DGB Back With Titans After Recent Arrest
2015/10/6 11:33:50 - Astros Play Yankees For Season Survival, Trip To Kansas City
2015/10/6 11:26:32 - Trenton Volleyball Goes 1-2, Wins Third Place At Carrollton Tournament
2015/10/6 11:18:57 - Trenton Middle School Wins Saturday Softball Tournament
2015/10/6 10:36:32 - Lathrop Earns Top Seed For Class 2, District 15 Softball
2015/10/6 10:26:09 - Trenton Will Be #1 Seed At Class 2, District 16 Tournament
2015/10/6 10:18:12 - Jefferson Swings Upset Of Winston To Repeat As State Champions
2015/10/6 10:05:43 - Tri-County Conference Announces Postseason Honors
2015/10/6 9:00:00 - Missouri To Play Georgia In Prime-Time
2015/10/6 8:46:23 - Local Group Receives Grant To Help Improve North Missouri Economy
2015/10/6 8:39:34 - Solid Waste Collection Event Will Be Saturday In Chillicothe
2015/10/6 7:45:38 - Marching Bands Coming To Trenton For Missouri Day Festival
2015/10/6 7:44:27 - Harvest Advances Across Missouri
2015/10/6 7:38:47 - Miss Missouri To Be Special Guest At Missouri Day Parade
2015/10/6 7:35:49 - New Highway Patrol Commander Announced For Linn/Chariton Counties
2015/10/6 7:35:38 - Waterfowl Hunting Looking Good By The Numbers, But Habitat And Weather Are Wildcards
2015/10/6 7:29:18 - 4-H Camp Counselor With Down Syndrome Brings Humor And Compassion To Job
2015/10/6 7:28:25 - Accident Near Wal-Mart Injures Chillicothe Officer

Bookmark this article at these sites


Listen to KTTN-FM