Tag Archives: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

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Food Briefs: Mama Sinmi’s Chop House, farmers markets, The R&J Lounge and Supper Club and more

Mama Sinmi’s Chop House closes, SNAP users benefit at farmers markets, The R&J Lounge and Supper Club hosts Independence Day festivities and The Red Cup Supper Club plans vegan dinner with peaches.

Hungry? Get in line

At least that’s the perception a lot of folks are getting since House members voted to slice $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Commonly known as food stamps, the SNAP decision by the GOP-controlled House would cause 3.8 million people to lose benefits while another 850,000 people would have their assistance reduced.

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