STAMPS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STAMPS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) State proposes work requirement for food stamps http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260677-68/job-requirements-search-requirement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260677-68/job-requirements-search-requirement.html.csp">State proposes work requirement for food stamps</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY MASSEY </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T21:12:54.418-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe, N.M. • Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration proposes to re-impose and broaden work-related requirements on low-income New Mexicans to qualify for food stamps. Starting in October, the state plans to restore a 20-hour-a-week work requirement for an estimated 26,600 childless adults to get food stamps. The mandate was suspended in 2009 because of the national recession. On-the-job training and community service also can help meet the work mandate. The administration also proposes to i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606772014-08-04T21:12:54.418-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T21:12:54.418-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260677@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:12:54 MDT 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