STAMPS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STAMPS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dionne: Ryan wraps old ideas in new clothes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232700-82/ryan-states-grant-poor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232700-82/ryan-states-grant-poor.html.csp">Dionne: Ryan wraps old ideas in new clothes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:45:58.82-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Paul Ryan is counting on this: Because he says he wants to preserve a safety net, speaks with concern about poor people and put out a 73-page report, many will elide over the details of the proposals he made last week in his major anti-poverty speech. The Wisconsin Republican congressman is certainly aware that one of the biggest political difficulties he and his conservative colleagues face is that many voters suspect them of having far more compassion for a wealthy person paying t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232700@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:45:58 MDT Grant helps expand use of food stamps at farmers markets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58165430-90/farmers-lake-market-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58165430-90/farmers-lake-market-park.html.csp">Grant helps expand use of food stamps at farmers markets</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T22:50:16.366-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This summer, 19 farmers markets in Utah will be accepting food stamps — seven of them for the first time. Customers can use Horizon cards, a debit-like card through which food stamps are dispersed, to buy locally produced fruits, vegetables, meat and eggs. Utahns Against Hunger has recruited five of the new markets using a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant through the Utah Department of Workforce Services. The newcomers include the Roosevelt Farmers Market, Provo City Farmers Market, Syracu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165430@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:50:16 MDT Southern Utah professor paints Nevada’s 150th-birthday stamp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023903-223/stamp-spears-lot-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58023903-223/stamp-spears-lot-nevada.html.csp">Southern Utah professor paints Nevada’s 150th-birthday stamp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T22:49:41.782-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The man behind the recently issued stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of Nevada statehood is an assistant professor of art at Southern Utah University. OK, Ron Spears is also a Nevada native and splits his time between homes in Reno and Cedar City. “Nobody’s asked me directly about that,” Spears said. “I love being part of two great states.” Spears’ previous projects include illustrations for Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Harry Potter Card Game, Upper Deck and Blizzard Ente...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58023903@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:49:41 MDT