Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA urges states to require child support cooperation through SNAP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture published a memorandum to state agencies (PDF, 156 KB) encouraging them to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to cooperate with child support programs. “We want states to take action to ensure that SNAP and child support work together to help children,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “Increasing […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council chooses legal representation

The Princeton City Council decided Tuesday evening to carry out a contract with Anderick, Evans, Lewis, Figg, and Battagler Law Firm of Trenton for attorney services. City Clerk Danette Snapp says Tara Walker was serving as Princeton’s City Attorney as part of the law firm, but she recently started her own law office. The council […]

Audio: Hartzler on committee negotiating Farm Bill differences, says SNAP worker requirements main roadblock

West-central Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says there are still issues standing in the way of the farm bill reaching committee agreement. Hartzler, a Republican serving as a farm bill conference committee member, says the primary disagreement is the food stamp benefit work requirements favored by House Republicans.     The Farm Bill has expired, however, […]