food stamps http://wxpr.org en Foodshare Benefits Go Down Friday http://wxpr.org/post/foodshare-benefits-go-down-friday <p>Thousands of people will see their <a href="http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodshare/pdf/ARRA.pdf" target="_blank">Foodshare benefits go down</a> starting Friday.&nbsp; It’s because a temporary federal program that began in 2009 is ending.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The American Recovery Act gave people extra food stamp money during the economic downturn.&nbsp; It raised maximum </span>Foodshare<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> benefits by more 13 percent when the federal law took effect.</span></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9814 at http://wxpr.org Foodshare Benefits Go Down Friday Antigo Woman Charged With Welfare Fraud http://wxpr.org/post/antigo-woman-charged-welfare-fraud <P>An Antigo woman is facing a felony charge in Oneida county of Public Assistance fraud after investigators allege she was given $22,000 more dollars in benefits than she had coming.</P> <P>33 year old Nicole Young made an initial appearance Wednesday in Oneida County Circuit Court.</P> <P>The criminal complaint says Young was living at a residence in Hazelhurst and allegedly obtained food stamps while making false representations. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:10:43 +0000 Ken Krall 4203 at http://wxpr.org