FNL anxiety over food stamps
Anxiety Mounts As Millions Of Families Brace For 5 Percent Cut In Food Stamps
By Fox News Latino | 10/11/2013 - 11:58

A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as they have for the past four years.

Food stamps — actually the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — go to 47 million Americans a month, almost half of them children and teenagers.

"Every week is a struggle as it is," said Heidi Leno, 43, who lives in Concord with her husband, 9-year-old daughter and twin 5-year-olds. "We hate living paycheck to paycheck and you have to decide what gets paid."


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Paula Garces at New York Fashion Week
Paula Garces Opens Up About Teen Pregnancy While on Food Stamps
By Cristina Arreola | 10/02/2013 - 11:50

Devious Maids star Paula Garcés was a beautiful, glowing picture of motherhood at her bridal shower on Sunday! However, the actress was not always so prepared to become a mamá

At 17, Garcés became pregnant with her first child, Skye. Now, the 39-year-old actress reflects on how different things will be this time around. 


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House Republicans Pass Bill to Slash Food Stamps
House Republicans Pass Bill to Virtually End Food Stamps Program
By anonymous | 09/20/2013 - 11:18

The end of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may be underway.

On Thursday, House Republicans voted to pass a bill that would cut spending on food stamps, NBC Latino reports. The vote was 217-210, with no Democrats having voted on the measure, and only 15 Republicans voting against it.


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