(May 7, 2013)
Instead of helping people who have fallen on hard times, Pennsylvania made it harder for them to get food stamps, and hundreds of families may be going hungry at times as a result.
(May 3, 2013)
With Pennsylvania's asset test for SNAP, "the state is spending its own time and money to bounce people with low-income off the food stamp rolls, while the savings go to the feds."
(May 2, 2013)
The asset test "made getting food stamps so complicated that deserving low-income people became inundated by paperwork and lost their benefits."
(April 27, 2013)
"So far the test has not uncovered a lot of fraud. But it has caused a lot of confusion and heartache."
(April 14, 2013)
Philadelphia-area residents swarmed Eakins Oval below the Philadelphia Museum of Art early Saturday, bearing cash pledges to raise funds for neighborhood soup kitchens, food pantries and donors to the Coalition Against Hunger.