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Why a work requirement hurts the poor

There’s been a lot of talk recently about adding work requirements for in-kind welfare programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which provides...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island receives $4.6M in federal funds to launch...

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has received $4.6 million to help encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants across New England to increase their...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island receives $4.6M in federal funds to launch...

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has received $4.6 million to help encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants across New England to increase their...

UHIP software update postponed to June

PROVIDENCE — A software upgrade for the Unified Health Infrastructure Project planned for May 19 has been postponed until June “to ensure a quality...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has signed an executive order requiring a 20-hour work week for many Americans receiving food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Trump work-requirement time limit for SNAP benefits unrealistic, critics say

PROVIDENCE — President Donald Trump’s executive order Tuesday requiring stricter enforcement of a 20-hour work week for a portion of the 158,481 Rhode Islanders...
THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION of Rhode Island said it was "alarmed" by the R.I. Department of Human Services' November 2017 food stamp timeliness rates.

ACLU: DHS SNAP figures ‘alarming’

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has said that the latest figures from the R.I. Department of Human Services on...
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