- Polygamous leader asks again to be let out of jail Updated: May-27-16 5:14 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A high-ranking polygamous sect leader accused of helping orchestrate a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme says he should be let out of jail since the trial has been pushed back to October.
- Arizona woman accused of food stamp, medical benefits fraud Updated: May-25-16 5:59 am
PHOENIX - Arizona authorities say a Bullhead City woman has been arrested for food stamp and medical benefits fraud.
- House GOP floats food stamp cuts in effort to revive budget Updated: May-13-16 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans controlling the House are proposing $23 billion worth of food stamp cuts over the coming decade. They are part of a $170 billion spending cut package aimed at getting tea party lawmakers to vote for a broader 10-year budget plan.
- US charges 22 in $13 million Florida food stamp fraud Updated: May-11-16 3:30 pm
MIAMI - Federal prosecutors say 22 people have been charged with $13 million in food stamp fraud centered at a Miami-area flea market.
- LePage administration: Mainers made more after welfare cut Updated: May-11-16 1:10 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The administration of Maine Gov. Paul LePage says Maine residents earned more money after they were removed from food stamp rolls.
- La. plans to use food stamp data in Medicaid expansion Updated: May-07-16 1:18 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - State health department officials say they are confident they will receive federal approval for a plan to use data from food stamp applications to qualify people for Medicaid.
- Arizona Legislature's 2016 session ends after marathon day Updated: May-07-16 9:10 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Legislature adjourned its 2016 session after a marathon 18-hour day that ended at dawn Saturday and saw more than 100 bills being sent to the governor in the final push.
- Arizona House advances bill limiting access to food stamps Updated: May-05-16 4:03 pm
PHOENIX - The Republican-controlled Arizona House on Thursday advanced a proposal that could cut off nearly 80,000 people from the state's food stamp program, despite assurances from the sponsor two months ago that he would remove the provision.
- Senators reject decision-making in food stamps work mandate Updated: May-04-16 12:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Senators have rejected a bid to give lawmakers authority to determine whether food stamp recipients should have to work to get federal assistance.
- Grocery store owner pleads guilty in food stamp scheme Updated: May-02-16 4:39 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million through a food stamp scheme.