•  
  •  
Rants & Raves

...them. IT'S A SHAME TO SAY. Rich folks rip off the system. Millionaire couple cashing welfare checks and receiving food stamps both lived on a yacht. WHY HAVE WHITE police officers discharged their gun more at blacks than whites? MORE THAN 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-13/rants-raves
Don't kick the can --- cut costs

...in savings); increase defense spending; allow people to opt out of Medicare; and impose new work requirements for food stamp and welfare recipients.Liberals attack the plan for cutting too deep. Rock-ribbed fiscal conservatives say it doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-10/dont-kick-can-cut-cos
Ga. food stamp/ drug test fight looms

...drug testing for some applicants for food stamps and welfare generated controversy...however, shows that at least the food stamp portion of the bill may run into...Nutrition Assistance Program (the food stamp program) to Georgia officials on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-26/ga-food-stamp-drug-test-
Deal acts on Ga. food stamp woes

...the backlog jamming the state's food stamp program as federal officials threaten...the state to immediately approve food stamp applications from some of the neediest...federal government, which pays for food stamps but splits the management costs with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-03/deal-acts-ga-food-stamp-
Rants & Raves

...proven that she is more interested in the future of Augusta and not just one segment of it. MINIMUM WAGE hike would cut food stamp costs beyond Republicans' dreams. This something Republicans should be on board. HEY, HEPHZIBAH PD. We are glad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-02/rants-raves
Across Georgia

Food stamp errors cost state millionsATLANTA - Georgia spent about $138 million in overpayments to food stamp recipients in 2013 and risks an outside intervention because the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/across-georgia
Rants & Raves

...double duty? MICHELLE OBAMA should demand that EBT/food stamps be used only for the food items she has approved for school lunches. The food stamp program is supposed to ensure nutritious meals, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/rants-raves
Bill restricting Medicaid expansion in Georgia passes

...the governor for approval.Other measures under consideration would:? Require drug testing for people receiving food stamps;? Allow Georgia to adopt a medical marijuana program for patients suffering from some illnesses. The proposal from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley wants to link food stamps to jobs

...support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food...government. It would be limited to food stamp recipients in Bamberg, Calhoun and...governor's original idea to limit food stamp purchases to healthier foods, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Rants & Raves

...rants in the Feb. 25 column about replacing food lost in the ice storm only being for food stamp recipients: There is a program called disaster food stamps that anyone can apply for; contact DFCS to see if this program was activated for the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-03/rants-raves