Tag Archive: need

Jun 17

Farm bill to affect the hungry

The Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) released estimates today of the serious impact that a House-proposed farm bill could have on federal SNAP (food stamps) benefits and the struggling Texans who rely on them. A similar bill with fewer cuts passed the Senate Monday evening. The most drastic change under debate, to a state policy …

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Dec 13

Giving the best years of our lives

They call you into the office late one afternoon and the somber faces announce what is coming before anyone utters a word.  Once spoken, the sentences are devastating. Your services are no longer needed.  The termination has been swift and sure.  The company is moving forward but some people are being left behind.  Despite decades …

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