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Rants & Raves

...to give to people instead of EBT! This would cut obesity since EBT wouldn't buy junk food and save money on EBT (food stamps) at the same time. GEORGE W. BUSH is the worst president ever. He did not keep Americans safe after the World Trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-01/rants-raves
Georgia DFCS aims to improve customer service for food stamp recipients

...voice-message system to renew $327 in food stamps she receives monthly to feed her...Assistance Program, better known as food stamps. "They have been contacting me...for federal programs, such as food stamps, Medicaid and Temporary Assistance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-13/georgia-dfcs-aims-improve-cus
Georgia lawmakers target welfare fraud

...he said.While most of those recommendations deal with people after they begin getting Medicaid health coverage, food stamps or monthly benefit checks, an executive from the computer-database company LexisNexis said the first step is using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-14/georgia-lawmakers-target
Protesters misinterpreted

...claim that people who protest against racism are the true racists, and that black people who subsist on Medicaid and food stamps are the true beneficiaries of inequality. President Obama is called a racist and "the most divisive president in history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-22/protesters-misinterprete
Bainbridge court settles private probation lawsuit

...pleaded guilty to burning leaves in his yard without a permit. Edwards was intellectually disabled and survived on food stamps. When he couldn't pay $1,028 for the fine, surcharges and probation fees on the day he was sentenced, he was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-21/bainbridge-court-settl
Massively untenable

...comfort compared to their Third-World countries of origin. The same goes for taxpayer-funded benefits, such as food stamps and Medicaid, which supplement and prolong a poverty-line existence.As immigrant-dependent as the American economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-31/massively-untenable
Coordinated Health Services, Inc. plans to expand for rehabilitation center

...just that you have blood pressure issues. It's you have blood pressure issues, and you're homeless, and your food stamps have expired, and you don't have an ID, and you need housing. Whatever it may be, we're going to look at that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-10-27/coordinated-heal
St. Stephen's helps feed those with HIV, AIDS

...have HIV or AIDS are able to choose from an assortment of groceries. Those who do not have food stamps come every seven days, while those with food stamps visit every two weeks.The food pantry opened in 2008 after St. Stephen's Ministry became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-14/st-stephens-helps-feed-those
Rants & Raves

...complaining because nothing has been done. It is tearing up cars. Someone needs to see about it. IF ILLEGALS didn't get food stamps and rent and all these things free, they would not stay here. Illegals need to be moved back to their countries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-13/rants-raves
Georgia share of federal spending near bottom

...dollar amount.Largest is direct payments to individuals, such as Social Security retirement and disability benefits, food stamps, unemployment checks and primarily Medicare coverage. Georgia ranks 30th in this category.The state's lowest ranking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-06/georgia-share-federal-sp