Food Stamps Program To Help Local SNAP Recipients Get Fresh Produce By Jim Letizia • Jul 15, 2014 Franklin County Commissioners today are expected to approve spending 10 thousand dollars on a program to help low-income residents buy fresh produce at local farmers markets. Federal Farm Bill Food Stamps Cuts Hurt Ohioans, Senator Says By Ohio Public Radio & Alison Holm • Jan 29, 2014 The U.S. House passed a compromise Farm bill Wednesday, which among other provisions will makes some cuts to food stamps. New Rules Force Thousands Off Of Food Stamps By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 24, 2014 More than 10 thousand low-income Ohioans lost their food stamp benefits this month as the state began enforcing work requirements that were waived in recent years. Lawmaker Wants Food Stamp Benefits Extended To More Needy Ohioans By Jim Letizia • Dec 19, 2013 More than one in six Ohio households is facing food insecurity. Thousands Must Meet Requirements to Get Food Stamps By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 27, 2013 Some state lawmakers are urging the governor to change requirements for food assistance. Food Stamp Program Changes Start In Ohio Next Month By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 20, 2013 The U.S. House has voted 217-210 to cut nearly 4 billion dollars a year from the food stamp, or SNAP, program that is used by more than 1 in 7 Americans in the wake of the Great Recession. One In Six Ohioans Facing Food Insecurity By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2013 New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows low-income Ohioans continue to have problems feeding themselves and their families. Impact Of Food Stamp Cuts By Jim Letizia • Aug 16, 2013 Nearly 2 million poor Ohioans rely on food stamps to make ends meet. Ohio Growers Monitoring Farm Bill By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 16, 2013 The U.S. House and Senate Agriculture Committees have approved separate versions of a farm bill that would cut the size of the federal food stamp program and alter the way people qualify for it.