Archive for May, 2015

Approved: Assembly passes bill that would limit what food stamp recipients can purchase

MADISON (AP) — The state Assembly has passed bill to limit the types of food that food stamp users could buy, including how much of their allotment can be spent on junk food. The Assembly passed the Republican-sponsored measure on a 60-35 vote Wednesday. The bill would require food stamp recipients to use at least two-thirds of their […]

Maria Hamilton heads to D.C. to lead Million Moms March

MILWAUKEE —The mother of a Milwaukee man shot and killed by police is heading to Washington, D.C. Maria Hamilton boarded a bus Friday, along with dozens of supporters, to lead the Million Moms March. The march is designed to support mothers across the country who have lost children at the hands of police officers. Dontre […]