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As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:42 PM

As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers
According to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, total costs for SNAP benefits more than doubled between 2007 and 2013. And while the uptick in payouts to participants actually fell to $74 billion in 2014, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... Full Story

Iowa Farmers May Get Tax Break For Donating Food

posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:51 PM

The bill would give an incentive for small farmers to donate produce by providing a 15 percent state income tax break Full Story

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