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‘Starvation wages’: Walmart and McDonald’s among firms with the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, according to a Bernie Sanders-commissioned report

Walmart and McDonald’s are among the companies with most workers on federally-funded social safety net programs to help pay for healthcare and food assistance, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Thousands of people working at the chains are on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamps […]
‘Starvation wages’: Walmart and McDonald’s among firms with the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, according to a Bernie Sanders-commissioned report
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Trump’s budget director called the new food stamp grocery delivery service a ‘Blue Apron-type program’ — but there are some massive differences

The Trump administration and the US Department of Agriculture proposed a grocery delivery program called the Harvest Box as part of the fiscal year 2019 budget. The program would replace part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. One Trump administration official called the Harvest […]
Trump’s budget director called the new food stamp grocery delivery service a ‘Blue Apron-type program’  —  but there are some massive differences
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Cory Booker Is Living Off $4.32 A Day And Has No Patience For Twitter Haters

[credit provider=”Instagram @corybooker” url=”http://instagram.com/p/S1QE4cPUUm/”] Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker certainly isn’t the first politician to see first-hand what it’s like to survive on food stamps, but he just might be one of the most fascinating to watch.For the next seven days, Booker will live off the same $4.32 per day […]
Cory Booker Is Living Off $4.32 A Day And Has No Patience For Twitter Haters