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Rants & Raves

...charities like United Way and Golden Harvest Food Bank. We would like to know where our money goes. THE SNAP or Food Stamp Program that is used by 60 to 70 percent of bottom feeders in an area will raise the cost of food for those that pay in cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-21/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...and the entire staff is helpful. HERE IS A STATISTIC that should frighten the living daylights out of you. The food stamp program has increased more than 45 percent since President Obama has taken office! THE SEARCH COMMITTEE to find a replacement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...the pablum that the news people give us.I CONGRATULATE THE state of South Carolina for going after fraud in the food stamp program. I wish Augusta would do the same thing. I guarantee they would find enough money to pave all of the streets and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-23/rants-raves
SC cracks down on food stamp fraud

...top prosecutor has set up a specialized unit in a pilot project to go after people accused of abusing the state's food stamp program.At the beginning of this year, Attorney General Alan Wilson's office began dedicating a prosecutor solely to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-13/sc-cracks-down-food-stam
South Carolina attorney general dedicates special prosecutor to go after fraud in food stamp program

...go after people accused of abusing the state's food stamp program.At the beginning of this year, Attorney General...South Carolina households were participating in the food stamp program, which is administered by the agency with funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-13/south-carolina-attorney-gener
Across the region

...is being held at Grady Memorial Hospital.SC food stamps go offline for overhaulCOLUMBIA - South Caro lina's food stamps program was taken offline Saturday evening so the state can switch vendors.Officials said service should be back up and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-17/across-region
Rants & Raves

...between 2009 and 2013, costing us taxpayers an additional $35.3 million. The addition of all those people to the food stamp program does not say much about the improved economy that the president keeps telling us about. What Richmond County needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-03/rants-raves
Labor pains

...generational dependence on the state.Take the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as the food stamp program, for example: Only one-third of recipients report "earned income," meaning a job, despite the fact one in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-30/labor-pains
Child abandoned, food stamp fraud in SC

...charges.The sheriff said investigators discovered Vosburg was receiving help from the Department of Social Services food stamp program for two children. Investigators determined one of the children was being cared for by a grandmother.It was not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/child-abandoned-food-stamp-f
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