- Fraud probe in polygamous town aided by surveillance video Updated: Apr-27-16 1:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Investigators took aerial videos and installed surveillance cameras at a polygamous town's general store to gather evidence in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.
- Deal signs law allowing food stamps to freed drug offenders Updated: Apr-27-16 11:03 am
ATLANTA - Convicted drug offenders released from prison will become eligible for food stamps in Georgia this year under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal.
- Woman pleads guilty to Social Security, food stamp fraud Updated: Apr-27-16 9:51 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty to fraud for receiving Social Security, food stamp and disability benefits without reporting she was married until after her husband died.
- Over 1,500 West Virginians will lose food stamps benefits Updated: Apr-25-16 1:51 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - More than 1,500 West Virginians will lose their food stamp benefits starting next month under new requirements that recipients must either work or be in training, according to state officials.
- Some Kentucky food stamp recipients losing benefits on May 1 Updated: Apr-22-16 3:04 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The state says about 9,000 people living in eight Kentucky counties will lose their food stamps in about a week for not complying with federal work and training requirements.
- Job training required for thousands of food stamp recipients Updated: Apr-21-16 5:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Thousands of non-working, childless adults in Louisiana who receive food stamps will have to participate in job training programs to continue getting the assistance, under an executive order issued Thursday by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
- Report: 41,000 lost food stamps in Wisconsin last year Updated: Apr-21-16 9:44 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A new report from Gov. Scott Walker's administration says more than 41,000 people lost access to food stamps in the first year of a new state law requiring them to seek employment.
- Bill to audit welfare recipients sent back to committee Updated: Apr-19-16 8:03 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Lawmakers are unlikely to reconsider a bill requiring audits of Medicaid recipients and tightening restrictions on other government aid.
- Convenience store owner admits $1.1M food stamp fraud Updated: Apr-19-16 9:59 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Providence convenience store owner has pleaded guilty to $1.1 million in food stamp fraud.
- Christie reaches compromise on food stamp waiver requirement Updated: Apr-18-16 10:48 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie says he has reached a compromise over work requirements for food aid.
- Idaho to stagger release of food stamps beginning in July Updated: Apr-16-16 12:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Starting in July, Idaho will start staggering the release of food stamps. Instead of everyone who receives help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program getting their benefits on the first of the month, there will be a 10-day distribution system.
- Prosecutor says dozens charged in Monroe food stamp frauds Updated: Apr-09-16 6:00 pm
MONROE, Louisiana - A prosecutor says criminal warrants have been issued for 30 Ouachita Parish residents charged with illegally selling their food stamp benefits to three local grocery stores.
- The Latest: Judge to weigh request to free polygamous leader Updated: Apr-06-16 12:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs' attempt to get released from jail (all times local):
- GOP appeal to conservatives with health care, immigrant cuts Updated: Apr-05-16 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Trying to win over conservatives, House Republicans are sweetening their budget proposal by putting several programs on the chopping block, including President Barack Obama's health care law and tax credits for children of immigrants living in the country illegally.
- Thousands may no longer qualify for food stamps in Alabama Updated: Apr-05-16 4:25 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Tens of thousands of Alabama residents may have been cut off from food stamps as new work requirements went into effect this month.
- Thousands in Georgia expected to lose food stamps Updated: Apr-01-16 3:56 am
MARIETTA, Georgia - Thousands of metro Atlanta residents are expected to lose their food stamps this week, having failed to meet a new deadline requiring them to find a job.