Elected officials and advocates debate the fate of free school meals that provided relief to families during the pandemic.
The former head of Wisconsin’s FoodShare program says qualifying for and maintaining food assistance is overly cumbersome for participants
Some pandemic-related changes could transform FoodShare and other solutions to hunger — if the policies survive expiration dates and the state’s political divide
Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-run Legislature expand work mandate to parents of school-age children and increase requirement to 30 hours a week
In 2011, Walker’s first year as governor, 102 people were suspended from the FoodShare program for violating program rules, according to DHS. That number has increased each year, to 1,184 in 2014.