User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Regional
Category: Food Security :: Hunger
Last updated: Dec 05 2019 09:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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668,000 Americans will lose food stamp benefits under Trump’s new work rules 5.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements for recipients.
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Community Food Share fills hunger gap in Boulder County and Broomfield 28.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Community Food Share takes aim at hunger in Boulder and Broomfield counties by distributing enough food each day to prepare 24,000 meals.
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Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.
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Trump administration moves to end food stamps for 3 million people 23.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits.
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For the poor, the safety net in a government shutdown doesn’t feel safe 22.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears -- anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she's preparing for a winter storm. But she's just trying to make sure her family won't go hungry if her food stamps run out.
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Conservative revolt over immigration sinks U.S. House farm bill 18.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in GOP-leaning farm country.
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The hidden crisis on college campuses: 36 percent of students don’t have enough to eat 4.4.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college - and not because he didn't like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money halfway through the year and began skipping meals as a result.
Study: Food stamp benefits are already too low in 99 percent of U.S. counties 1.3.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
The Trump administration recently proposed massive, across-the-board cuts to food stamps. But even without those cuts, a new analysis finds, current benefit amounts don't cover the full cost of meals for the vast majority of recipients.
Administration takes its first big step toward stricter work requirements for food stamps 23.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The Trump administration is taking a step toward tightening work requirements in the food-stamp program, with a focus on high-unemployment areas that have been exempted from those rules since the recession.
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Trump wants to overhaul America’s safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care 13.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars from food stamps, public health insurance and federal housing vouchers, while trying to tilt the programs in more conservative directions.
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Advocates make argument for extending food stamps to pets 29.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Edward Johnston Jr. would rather give his dinner to his dog than watch the dog go hungry. That is why the 59-year-old Mississippi man is petitioning the Department of Agriculture to let him use food stamps on kibble and pet treats.
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While we waste food, others waste away 20.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
If we were to collect all the wasted food in the world and redistribute it, we would be capable of feeding every hungry person in the world three times over.
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Feeding India 3.11.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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Many veterans go hungry – and VA’s new plan to fix it 10.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
When Greg Stegall left the Navy at 30 years old, he found himself utterly adrift: a single dad with no degree, no clear plans for the future and a short résumé in a down job market.
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Seen: Fill a Plate for Hunger at Botanic Gardens 28.9.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Fill a Plate for Hunger had a different vibe this year, and there was a good reason why.
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Americans have insatiable hunger for organic chicken 26.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
U.S. producers sold $750 million of organic chickens last year, surging 78 percent from 2015, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Hunger abated after the recession, but not for the elderly, U.S. figures show 18.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The proportion of people over 60 deemed to be "facing hunger" - based on their answers to a U.S. Census survey - has been on a steady climb that began in 2001 and has plateaued but not dropped in recent years, according to a report released Wednesday.
House budget draft boosts military, cuts food stamps 18.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates. The GOP plan, authored by Budget Chairman Diane Black, R-Tenn., is critical to GOP hopes to deliver on one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities — a Republican-only effort to overhaul the tax code. Unclear, however, is whether GOP leaders can get the mea... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Hunger Games Online 25.6.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Fear of deportation drives people off food stamps in U.S. 7.6.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
A crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump has driven some poor people to take a drastic step: opt out of federal food assistance because they are fearful of deportation, activists and immigrants say.
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