SNAP http://peoriapublicradio.org en Pantries feel effects of food stamp reductions http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pantries-feel-effects-food-stamp-reductions <p></p><div>Food pantries and homeless shelters say they're beginning to notice repercussions of a reduction in food stamps that will take effect this Friday. &nbsp;A temporary hike in benefits that kicked in during the recession expires this week. &nbsp;IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has more.</div><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:00:38 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14073 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pantries feel effects of food stamp reductions Republican Congressman says differences on food stamp program should be worked out in committee http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/republican-congressman-says-differences-food-stamp-program-should-be-worked-out-committee <div>Republican Congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville says President Obama is premature in threatening to veto the House’s version of the farm bill.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The White House says $2 billion dollars in annual cuts to the food stamp program in the House’s plan goes too far, and will leave some Americans hungry.</span></div><div> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:58:14 +0000 Denise Molina & Sean Powers 7581 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Republican Congressman says differences on food stamp program should be worked out in committee