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Carol Gundlach: Protect SNAP to help thousands of Alabama veterans make...

Alabamians, like all Americans, take time on Veterans Day each year to honor those who have served our country and sacrificed to keep all...

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp...

Carol Gundlach: Congress should oppose Farm Bill changes that would make...

Americans across the political spectrum have long agreed on the importance of reducing hunger in our country. But the U.S. House is now considering...

New study reveals SNAP benefits don’t cover meal cost in Alabama

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly food budget assistance to more than 42 million eligible, low-income Americans across the country. The Urban Institute, a liberal-leaning...

Alabama residents join pet food stamp fight

A viral new petition is asking the federal government to extend food stamp benefits to pet food, and Alabamians are getting in on the...

Some Medicaid recipients in Alabama may be required to work

According to Gov. Kay Ivey and state Medicaid officials, Alabama is hoping to become the newest state to institute a work requirement for some...

GOP House member pre-files bill to nix waivers for able-bodied SNAP...

On Alabama state rep is working to get more able-bodied Alabamians off of the government rolls and back to work. Ahead of the 2018 Legislative...

Mike Rogers: Agriculture and East Alabama

As most folks across East Alabama know, the agriculture industry is a money maker and job creator in our state. The agriculture industry boasts...

Felony drug offenders now eligible for SNAP, TANF benefits in Alabama

On Saturday Alabama joined most U.S. states by allowing people with a past felony drug conviction to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits,...

45,000 Alabamians at risk of losing food stamp benefits as work...

A federal waiver which allowed states to waive work requirements for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as the Food...
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