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November 6, 2017


Hoosiers, Hunger Activists Call For No Cuts To SNAP

A number of Hoosiers working on the hunger front are meeting with leaders to make sure the importance of SNAP is understood.

May 29, 2017


Advocates Push Again For Legislative Help To Address Food Deserts

The pending closure of two Indiana-based grocery store chains and debates among Indiana Republicans mean the problem doesn’t have an easy solution.

February 28, 2017


Bill On Food Stamps For Drug Offenders Clears Indiana Senate

Current Indiana statute allows some drug offenders to receive SNAP, but this measure would open it to a larger number of people.

November 23, 2015


More Than 18,000 Hoosiers Lose SNAP Benefits This Month

Able-bodied adults between ages 18 and 49 with no dependents must work at least 20 hours a week or participate in an approved job-training program.

November 23, 2015


Morning Headlines: Monday, November 23, 2015

A change in the work and job training requirements for Indiana's food stamp program has cost 18,300 people some of their benefits.

September 25, 2015


Indiana’s EBT System To Go Offline This Weekend

The electronic benefits transfer, or EBT system, will be offline beginning Saturday night at 11 p.m.

September 24, 2015


Possible Government Shutdown Could Threaten SNAP Benefits

About 813,000 Hoosiers use SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps, the funding for which comes from the federal government.

August 26, 2015


Morning Headlines: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Associated Press reports a northern Indiana refinery that partially shut down earlier this month is up and running again.

October 23, 2014


Work Requirement For SNAP Benefits To Be Reinstated

Starting in March, able-bodied Hoosiers without dependents will need to be employed or attend a job training program to continue receiving SNAP benefits.

October 20, 2014


Indiana To Set Limits On Food Stamps

Indiana will begin limiting the amount of benefits individuals can collect.

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