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Giuliani says Trump will likely start preparing for a sit-down with Robert Mueller. Also on the rundown: A new report says SNAP changes would require a massive expansion of bureaucracy; and in the West, there's a win for sage grouse.

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Public News Service - MD: Welfare Reform

The USDA's Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program provides grants to state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to create incentives for food stamp recipients to shop at farmers' markets and other fresh food outlets. (Pixabay)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – There's more to be thankful for at farmers' markets this holiday season. In addition to making fresh, locally grown produce available to customers, farmers' markets are expanding and boosting programs to make healthy food options available to low-income individuals. Known fo

PHOTO: Anti-hunger groups say 42 percent of SNAP recipients in Maryland are children. Photo credit: Share Our Strength

BALTIMORE – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to strip $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. And anti-hunger groups say if the legislation becomes law, nearly 4 million people will be booted off food assistance ne

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