Local

More SNAP cuts coming…

Photo: WNAX AM

More SNAP cuts coming…

While the US House debates a forty billion dollar cut to the SNAP or food stamp program, other cuts to the food assistance program are already taking place.

Hugh Grogan was the longtime director of Human Services for Minnehaha County…

Grogan says despite what critics might think, South Dakota runs a very tight food stamp program…

Grogan says people cannot get unlimited food stamps in the state…

This cut would reduce food stamp spending by about five billion dollars across the country.

 

 

Recent Headlines

10 hours ago in Local

Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

Trump SC 102815

A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

10 hours ago in Local

“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns

11 hours ago in Local

Top Leaders in the Iowa Legislature Reject the “anti-establishment” Fervor

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at Crosby High School, in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S., April 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The top two leaders in the Iowa legislature reject the idea the "anti-establishment" fervor among the nation's voters this year will trickle down and doom incumbents like them running for reelection to the Iowa House and Senate

12 hours ago in Local

Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

water faucet

The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

12 hours ago in Local

Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

money farm

While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.