More than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on food stamps today, which is more than double the number 10 years ago. Michelle Ness is executive director of PRISM, a Golden Valley food shelf, and she sees the problem first hand, particularly when it comes to having low income kids out of school.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken is saying some Minnesotans should be able to buy home-delivered groceries with food stamps.
It’s hard for many of us to imagine what it’s like to go to bed hungry every night. But for one in 10 people in Minnesota, that’s often is a reality.
The owner of a St. Paul store will spend 41 months in prison for trafficking food stamps, the Department of Justice said.
A nonpartisan audit is raising suspicions about unusual out-of-state spending in Wisconsin’s food stamp program.