Covering food stamps

On a national level, the food stamp program provides aid to almost 46 million Americans, spending $74.6 billion this year. However, since each state administers the program, some states have shown to provide more aid than others. While some states enroll 80 to 90 percent of those who may quality for food stamps, California enrolls […]

Covering low-income children and obesity

According to a new federal health report released by the Center for Disease Control, the obesity rate for pre-school children from poor families decreased in 19 states between 2008 and 2011. This is the first major government report showing decreases in obesity for low-income children, statistics were constantly rising for decades. This report used weight […]