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Food Stamps

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Police: Woman Sold Food Stamps On Facebook

A woman was arrested by authorities with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office after she sold her food stamps on Facebook.

CBS Tampa–09/15/2013

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Fla. Officials Crack Down On $100M Lost In Food Stamp Fraud

Florida officials are cracking down on fraud in the food stamp program through a new system that verifies client’s identities before an application is processed.

01/23/2013

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Florida Food Stamp Glitch Fixed

MIAMI (AP) — Millions of food stamp recipients in 10 states were unable to use their debit cards for about six hours Friday after an outage at JPMorgan Chase.

CBS Tampa–11/16/2012

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Florida Food Stamp System Down, Tampa Bay Effected

MIAMI (AP) — Millions of Floridians can’t use their foods stamps because of a technical glitch.

CBS Tampa–11/16/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Valrico Senator Seeks To Ban Buying Sweets With Food Stamps

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s poor can use food stamps to buy staples like milk, vegetables, fruits and meat. But they can also use them to buy sweets like cakes, cookies and Jell-O and […]

02/05/2012

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Fla. Bill Would Ban Buying Sweets With Food Stamps

Florida’s poor can use food stamps to buy staples like milk, vegetables, fruits and meat. But they can also use them to buy sweets like cakes, cookies and Jell-O and snack foods like chips, something a state senator wants stopped.

02/05/2012

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