The food aid program helps low-income families put food on the table and injects money straight into struggling local economies. It will be critical throughout the crisis the coronavirus is stoking.
States are increasingly turning to machine learning and algorithms to detect fraud in food stamps, Medicaid and other welfare programs – despite little evidence of actual fraud.
Getting people off welfare appears to "disappear" as many as it puts into jobs.
With Congress rebuffing efforts to cut benefits, the White House is trying to change the rules.
A new federal report on food insecurity on college campuses does a good job of laying out the scope of the problem but falls short when it comes to solutions.
As the GOP prepares to slash spending to pay for tax cuts, lawmakers have been bringing up claims about the poor that don't stand up to scrutiny.
Students are going hungry on college campuses. The latest survey shows that four in 10 University of California students do not have access to nutritious food.