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HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — The owners of two northwestern Indiana stores have been indicted on charges alleging that they manipulated the federal food stamp program to reap more than $500,000. The federal indictment alleges the two Gary food marts...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some Indiana welfare recipients would face drug testing under a bill approved Wednesday by a state House committee. The proposal would require all applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to complete a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state is close to adding money to all of the debit cards of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients and families who temporarily went without the aid this week. Michigan Department of Technology, Management and...
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State officials are working to educate the operators of Indiana's farmers markets about how they can boost their business by attracting food stamp recipients. State agencies and nonprofit groups are hosting free...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweaking the way the government measures inflation sounds like an obscure method to help reduce budget deficits, but over time it would lead to significantly lower Social Security benefits while increasing taxes, mainly on low- and...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – For a lot of people in our community, 3 simple numbers are a lifeline when they need help finding out where to go for food, affordable housing, legal advice, or even help with their taxes. You may have heard of 211, but most people...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a fiscal conservative and critic of federal handouts, has sought for his constituents in Wisconsin an expansion of food stamps, stimulus money, federally guaranteed business loans,...
Associated PressDENVER -- In a showdown at close quarters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The father of an autistic Indianapolis man is suing Indiana's social services agency for ending a state grocery allowance that helped feed hundreds of developmentally disabled people. Indianapolis attorney Steven Dick filed...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, if Mitt Romney wins the White House and his Republican allies retake the Senate, he could shred most of President Barack Obama's health care law without having to overpower a Democratic filibuster. But it won't be as easy...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Wednesday spurned Indiana's efforts to recoup roughly $170 million from IBM Corp. over its failed effort to overhaul the state's welfare system as part of a broader privatization push that was an early hallmark of...
BOSTON (AP) — Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers....
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