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Food stamps up in CA, down in Kansas

Despite the economic recovery, poverty is increasing in California. It’s one of the few states to see an increase in the use of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps), according to new data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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More food stamp cuts coming

Last week, expansions ended to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as the Food Stamp program. Food stamp recipients will see their benefits cut depending on the size of their family. A family of four, for example, will

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The congresswoman who betrayed her Central Valley hometown 8

June 14, 2013 By Chris Reed A Democratic congresswoman from California wants you to know she cares about some poor people — the ones who use food stamps. This is from the Bee: “Doris Matsui of Sacramento on Wednesday pledged

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Vindictive Obamacare bills speeding through Legislature 11

May 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes It’s always good to see the California Legislature proposing more vindictive bills aimed at penalizing employers. The new “Walmart loophole” bill, AB 880, would require large employers to “pay their fair share when they

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CA welfare state wants more ‘clients’ 20

March 22, 2013 By Katy Grimes The Employment Development Department used to be called the “Unemployment Department.” And state welfare recipients are now “clients.” The majority party in the California Legislature appears determined on expanding social services in the state

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Politicians, media distort economic facts 55

Feb. 6, 2013 By Katy Grimes The U.S. economy lost more than 1.4 million jobs between December and January. But it’s almost impossible to find any reports in the mainstream media about this. Instead, the media primarily have reported on reduced

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Democrats jeopardize $1.3 billion in federal funds 5

May 15, 2012 By Katy Grimes It appears that Democrats aren’t really sincere or even serious about working toward solutions that will actually help California solve the economic crisis in the state. Last week, Democrats voted against a smart consolidation program

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NBC-S.D. Quotes Me on Food Stamps 26

John Seiler: Here’s the clip of me appearing on NBC-San Diego talking about food stamp abuse. The great host is Christine Haas: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/video/#!/news/local/Suspicion-Surrounds-Food-Stamp-Use/140439093 (Note: I originally had the video imbeded, but that stopped working. Click on the link and it’s

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Watch Me On San Diego TV 11 pm 0

John Seiler: Tonight — Feb. 24 — at 11 pm California time I’ll be on NBC News in San Diego, Channel 7. Their great new anchor, Christine Haas, interview me about food stamp abuse by Californians. But if you don’t

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Democrats Pushing More CA Food Stamps 0

MAY 10, 2011 By DAVE ROBERTS “I’ve never forgotten Jack Kemp saying the way we define compassion is not by adding up how many people receive government benefits, but rather tallying the numbers of those who no longer need them.

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