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20

Nov

Newark Mayor Cory Booker to live on food stampsThe mayor of the people dares a testy Twitter follower to join him in the eye-opening challenge.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker to live on food stamps
The mayor of the people dares a testy Twitter follower to join him in the eye-opening challenge.

19

Oct

Fresh produce for less with food stamps?

Last week NYC announced it’s considering a ban on purchasing soft drinks with food stamps. Now an NYC congressman has a new idea: Price fresh produce at half-off if purchased with assistance.

07

Oct

NY seeks to ban sugary drinks from food stamp buys

Here’s the premise behind Mayor Bloomberg’s decision to ban soft drink purchases from food stamps: “This initiative will give New York families more money to spend on foods and drinks that provide real nourishment.”