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Food Stamp Cuts

Low-income Montanans spared food stamp cuts

Low-income Montanans spared food stamp cuts

In a move that prevents 2,000 Montanans from being denied food stamps, Gov. Steve Bullock authorized changes to the home heating assistance program for the poor on Wednesday.

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Food pantries brace for demand because of food stamp cuts

Food pantries brace for demand because of food stamp cuts

With food stamp cuts starting Friday, local food pantries expected demand for their services to increase as poor families begin running out of the money for food earlier than usual.

November 02, 2013 12:30 am Photos

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House GOP, Daines approve $39 billion food stamp cut

House GOP, Daines approve $39 billion food stamp cut

A U.S. House vote Thursday to cut an estimated 3 million poor people from federal food stamp rolls was a necessary step toward passing a five-year farm bill, U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said.

September 19, 2013 5:17 pm Photos

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No easy path ahead for farm bill, Farm Bureau says

Chances are slim that a farm bill will get passed by year’s end, but waiting until 2013 could be a disaster for America’s agriculture economy, a key Farm Bureau lobbyist said Tuesday.

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