Tag: SNAP

No doubt we are living in a season of change, and the fresh autumn weather is likely the very best of times for many. The virus that has taken over our world and everyday lifestyles…

Want to get healthy? Terri Kretzmeier, local nutrition expert, will lead a series of classes on nutrition and exercise over the next four Thursdays. The classes are geared for adults with children at home and…

Free classes geared to help adults to plan, shop and prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks, while increasing physical activity are planned this month in Humboldt. “My Plate For My Family” SNAP-Ed nutrition classes will…

Kansas’s share of federal dollars has been dropping precipitously in recent years. According to research conducted by the nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trusts, federal grants in Kansas as a portion of state revenues fell from 33…

Last week, Gov. Laura Kelly, under the threat of a lawsuit by Attorney General Derek Schmidt, dropped the plan to provide extended food assistance to thousands of Kansas adults who fail to meet a work…

Rep. Susan Davis. D-Calif., is right to spotlight the sad fact that low-paid members of the military struggle to buy food for their families in areas where shelter is expensive. The housing allowances these families…

As the government shutdown extends into its second month, the effects are expected to snowball for more and more residents. Consider Iolan Rheta Colston, a single mother of four children, ages 8 to 15. Colston,…

The government shutdown has entered its third week. Besides the 800,000 government workers who have lost their paychecks and are now living on their savings or finding other ways to make ends meet, there is…

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid. The…