STAMPS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STAMPS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rolly: Abe Lincoln causes confusion at the Utah Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648471-90/stamps-cent-rolly-lincoln.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57648471-90/stamps-cent-rolly-lincoln.html.csp">Rolly: Abe Lincoln causes confusion at the Utah Capitol</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:30:40.008-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From time to time the Utah Legislature entertains local folks who like to dress up in character — former presidents, Founding Fathers, etc. — and address the lawmakers, taking on the traits and speech patterns of their historical character of choice. It’s important for legislators. Now that the Patrick Henry Caucus (a bunch of legislators who liked to run around and pretend they were Patrick Henry) is basically defunct, some distractions are needed to help the lawmakers fulfill their fantasies ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57648471@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:30:40 MDT Letter: Poor, disabled should vote against Republicans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659376-82/poor-poverty-republicans-cut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659376-82/poor-poverty-republicans-cut.html.csp">Letter: Poor, disabled should vote against Republicans</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T01:01:02.964-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With this being a Republican state, I sure felt the pinch of moving to be near the cancer center and good doctors. Apparently this state is different for disabled people. Here, even though I am at poverty level and my rent is more than half my income of Social Security, I am not eligible here for the full allotment of food stamps. In Montana, people get full allotments until they hit poverty level, but not here. I called Community Action Program, and it has been cut drastically with many peopl...</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> 57659376@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Dupuy: Don’t like food stamps? Raise minimum wage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57579954-82/minimum-wage-stamps-raise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57579954-82/minimum-wage-stamps-raise.html.csp">Dupuy: Don’t like food stamps? Raise minimum wage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By XXXXXX</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T22:43:02.523-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By Tina Dupuy Cagle Cartoons Say you’re philosophically opposed to food stamps. Let’s say you feel better about yourself by calling those who’ve hit hard times freeloading parasites. Suppose the very idea someone somewhere may be cheating the system is enough for you to support snatching all subsidized sandwiches out of the hands of your fellow Americans. Imagine that right in the middle of the Great Recession you think feeding the hungry is actually hurting the poor and discouraging them from...</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> 57579954@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:43:02 MDT