Wisconsin Food Stamps http://wuwm.com en Food Stamp Recipients Await Cuts http://wuwm.com/post/food-stamp-recipients-await-cuts <p>People in Wisconsin receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance will soon see smaller payments. In fact, starting tomorrow – Friday. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:55:30 +0000 LaToya Dennis 16816 at http://wuwm.com Food Stamp Recipients Await Cuts Wisconsin Expands its Definition of Food Stamp Violations http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-expands-its-definition-food-stamp-violations <p>Gov. Walker updated Wisconsin's laws on Monday, regarding what constitutes food stamp trafficking - and imposed criminal penalties on violations. The Legislature forwarded the changes to him. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:56:10 +0000 Marge Pitrof 8797 at http://wuwm.com Essay: The Badger State's Junk Food Debate http://wuwm.com/post/essay-badger-states-junk-food-debate <p><strong>Lake Effect essayist Young Kim say coercing food stamp recipients to buy only “healthy food” is the wrong way to go about it.</strong> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:57:20 +0000 Young Kim 5113 at http://wuwm.com Essay: The Badger State's Junk Food Debate Committee Approves Work Rules for Food Benefits http://wuwm.com/post/committee-approves-work-rules-food-benefits <p>The Legislature's budget committee has concurred with Gov. Walker, to require able-bodied adults to either work or attend job training sessions, in order to receive food share benefits.</p><p>The requirement would pertain to adults with no children and with incomes up to 200% of the poverty level (approx. $23,000 per individual), and demand 20 hours per week of working or training.</p><p>Those who don't meet the requirement, could only receive food 'stamps' for three months every three years.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:52:40 +0000 Marge Pitrof 3848 at http://wuwm.com Committee Approves Work Rules for Food Benefits