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US Ending Extra Help for Groceries That Started During COVID

For the average recipient, the change will mean about $90 less per month, though for many, it could be much more, an analysis shows. read more >
Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., is backing two bills that would boost recycling efforts nationwide.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Government & Politics / Restaurants & Food

Boozman Reelected to Senate, Awaits Word on Agriculture Panel Chair

What role the two-term incumbent will play in his next stint depends on which party clinches control of the chamber after the midterms. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Legal / Retail / Small Business

Fort Smith Family Accused of Food Stamp Fraud Focus of Additional Investigations

The U.S. government recently filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in the Western District to keep the money it took from Raja Zaman and his son, Haroon “Harry” Zaman, who owns several Fort Smith convenience stores. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Small Business

Feds Finger Fort Smith Family in Food Stamp Fraud

The feds recently accused a father-and-son pair who owns several Fort Smith convenience stores of running an elaborate food stamp fraud that involved 94 beneficiaries. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Arkansas 1 of 10 States Selected by USDA for Employment Program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that 10 states have been selected to take part in SNAP to Skills, a first-of-its-kind, peer-to-peer effort to help state agencies design improved employment and training programs for adults participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in order to help them find employment and ultimately move off the SNAP program. read more >
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Stop Messing With SNAP (Tamara Bates Feedback)

As an American, I am frustrated that Congress continues its assault on our neighbors struggling with poverty. read more >