food stamps http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Withdraws Proposed Food Stamps Rule Change http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-withdraws-proposed-food-stamps-rule-change <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) has reversed course on a proposed rule change that would have cut food stamp eligibility for unemployed adults without children.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:11:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Withdraws Proposed Food Stamps Rule Change DSS Official Says Public Comment Will Be Allowed On Mo. Food Stamp Rule Change http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dss-official-says-public-comment-will-be-allowed-mo-food-stamp-rule-change-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An official with the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) briefed a House Interim Committee Monday on Governor Jay Nixon's (D) proposed rule change to cut able-bodied adults without children from the federal food stamp program (SNAP) if they don't have a job.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Allison Campbell with the DSS Family Support Division says they initially sought to implement the change on October 1st via emergency rule, but she admits that approach was a mistake.</span></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:19:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30827 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org DSS Official Says Public Comment Will Be Allowed On Mo. Food Stamp Rule Change Number Of Missouri Households Going Hungry On The Rise http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/number-missouri-households-going-hungry-rise <p>A report released Wednesday by the <a href="http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome">U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)</a> shows the number of Missouri households threatened by hunger has grown over the past three years.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:34:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29654 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Number Of Missouri Households Going Hungry On The Rise