DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is July 31The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State To Receive $55 Million In SNAP AidSNAP aid for families experiencing food insecurity in Minnesota will increase, due to the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Thousands In Minnesota May Lose SNAP Benefits Under Trump CutsOfficials say one in 11 Minnesotans are food insecure. The first cut to SNAP benefits will go into effect in April.
Gov. Walz Uses Holidays To Call Attention To Food Stamp CutsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan are using the holiday season to call attention to a Trump administration plan to cut hundreds of thousands of Americans from the federal food stamp program.
DHS: About 35K Minnesotans To Lose Food Stamps Under New Trump Administration RulesThousands of Minnesotans could be kicked off food stamps under new Trump administration rules.
'Will Literally Take Food Off The Table': Thousands Of Minnesotans At Risk Of Losing Food StampsMore than 400,000 low-income Minnesotans use food stamps, but due to a new rule, many may no longer qualify.
'I Think It's Pretty Rotten': Trump Proposal Seeks To Crack Down On Food Stamp 'Loophole'Residents signing up for food stamps in Minnesota are provided a brochure about domestic violence, but it doesn't matter if they even read the pamphlet.
Food Concerns Mount As Government Shutdown ContinuesAs day 28 of the federal shutdown comes to a close, fears of the continued strain on food shelves and federal food assistance programs grows.
Sen. Tina Smith Pushes Back Against Food Stamp ChangesDemocratic Senator Tina Smith was at Second Harvest Heartland in St. Paul Saturday.
Debate Stirs Over 'America's Harvest Box,' Food Benefit PlanSNAP administrators across the country have reservations about "America's Harvest Box,"
Reality Check: Who Uses SNAP And What Does It Cover?President Donald Trump's budget proposal includes a major overhaul of America's food stamp program.
Program Now Matches SNAP Dollars At Farmers Markets Up To $10An organization working to end hunger in Minnesota is reminding SNAP users that an updated program now matches SNAP dollars spent at farmers markets up to $10.
Victims' Group Applauds Man Who Sued Church A support group for victims of clergy sexual abuse is applauding a man who pursued a public nuisance claim against church leaders in Minnesota.
Charges: Group Used Others' Food Stamps To Buy, Sell GroceriesThree people have been charged with using other people's food stamps to purchase groceries and ship them to Africa at a profit. According to the criminal complaints, the group operating the scheme bought up EBT cards from those on SNAP, usually buying them from people at homeless shelters.
Nat'l Group Protested Sexual Abuse Outside ArchdioceseA national group of victims of sexual abuse by priests protested outside the headquarters of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday. The demonstrators spoke out against the new panel the archdiocese has created, to investigate abuse allegations.