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Child abandoned, food stamp fraud in SC

...and charged with abandoning a 2-year-old girl and food stamp fraud.Ravenell says Vosburg earlier this month left...receiving help from the Department of Social Services food stamp program for two children. Investigators determined one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/child-abandoned-food-stamp-f
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...money between paychecks.Wal-Mart also said Thursday that the Nov. 1, 2013, expiration of a temporary boost in food stamps is still hurting its shoppers' ability to spend.Analysts believe that competition could get even more intense heading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Path out of poverty

...country spends on national defense.Spending for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as the Food Stamp program, more than doubled from $37.6 billion in fiscal year 2008 to $78.4 billion in fiscal year 2012.It should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-27/path-out-poverty
Feds to review Ga. Medicaid backlog

...Florida - all states with much higher overall populations than Georgia.Sweeney compared the Medicaid situation to the food stamp backlog that Georgia recently faced. These backlogs, he said, may show "there's not significant capacity to deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-15/feds-review-ga-medicaid-
Rants & Raves

...families and turning them loose to receive our taxpayer-funded education, medical care, welfare, housing subsidies, food stamps and the ability to vote. Isn't anyone else worried about where this is taking individual states and our country?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-14/rants-raves
54 defendants charged in $18 million food stamp fraud scheme in Georgia

...statewide scheme to defraud the WIC and Food Stamp programs.The indictment represents...Assistance Program, also known as food stamp benefits, for some of the nation's...allegedly selling their WIC vouchers and food stamp benefits for cash. Those defendants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-10/54-defendants-charged-18-mill
Across the region

...statewide ban since 2010.90 charged in food stamp fraud schemeSAVANNAH, GA. - Federal...in a multimillion dollar WIC and food stamp fraud conspiracy.Authorities said...and having them approved as WIC and food stamp vendors.Prosecutors say defendants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-10/across-region
Georgia delays welfare drug tests

...of welfare recipients.In April, Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on the bill allowing drug testing for some welfare and food stamp recipients. The new law took effect Tuesday.Deal spokesman Brian Robinson tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/georgia-delays-welfare-drug-
Rants & Raves

...stopping payment to illegal aliens. This is what illegals receive every month: $1,500 per child, $500 for housing, food stamps and in some states free education, including college. Let's wake up, America. Turn your computer on and read it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-01/rants-raves
Conservative challenges

...finances. The truth is, almost every major program of the federal government ? Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, food stamps, Veterans Affairs and more ? is either failing financially or failing at its core mission (see: Veterans Affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-28/conservative-challeng