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More Minnesotans Using State Assistance At Markets

The Minnesota Department of Human Services says more Minnesota residents are taking advantage of a state assistance program to purchase produce at farmers markets.

08/08/2014

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Shakopee Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Food Stamps

A 47-year-old Shakopee man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to using other people’s food stamps. Chin Son Kim pleaded guilty to one count of food stamp fraud.

06/12/2013

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St. Paul Store Owner Gets 41 Months Of Food Stamp Fraud

The owner of a St. Paul store will spend 41 months in prison for trafficking food stamps, the Department of Justice said.

05/08/2012

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Lawmaker’s Bill Would Require Photo ID On EBT Cards

Republicans are calling it one way to stop welfare fraud: It’s a bill requiring benefit cards for welfare recipients to include Photo ID.
The bill will also double the waiting period from 30 to 60 days before a new resident gets welfare.

02/14/2012

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Market Owner Pleads Guilty To Food Stamp Fraud

The owner of a St. Paul Store pleaded guilty to trafficking about $3 million in food stamps.

09/22/2011

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Minn. Farmers Markets Now Accept Food Stamps

Many of Minnesota’s farmers markets expect more customers this year after the USDA approved a program that allows consumers to pay with food stamps.

05/07/2011

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Minn. Bill Aims To Restrict Use Of Welfare Cards

Republican lawmakers are proposing new restrictions on the use of electronic benefit cards for welfare recipients.

01/20/2011

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