Post Tagged with: "Food Stamps"

Study: More Than Half of Fast-Food Workers Need Public Aid

NEW YORK—Some 52% of the nation’s fast food workers are paid so little and have so few benefits that they need some form of public aid – from housing subsidies to Medicaid to food stamps – to get by, a new study says. Using census data, the National Employment Law Project calculates taxpayer aid for the fast food workers at […]

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Congress Plans Major Cuts to SNAP While Protecting Tax Loopholes for Corporations

Congress Plans Major Cuts to SNAP While Protecting Tax Loopholes for Corporations

While jobs remain scarce and middle-class families are still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, some of Washington’s politicians are making cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) a top priority while they continue to protect outrageous tax loopholes for corporations and the wealthy. Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are proposing to cut $40 billion from […]

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