Food Stamps: no more junk food?
POSTED: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 8:22am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 11:28am
Florida moving to stop food stamp recipients from buying junk food and sweets
Tyler — If Florida state senator Ronda Storms gets her way, Floridians on the government dole won't be buying sweet and junk food with their food stamps.
Storms noticed shoppers at her local grocer using food stamps to purchase unhealthy junk food, prompting her to push for further restrictions on the usage of SNAP funds.
Should people on food stamps be allowed to satisfy their sweet tooth with taxpayer money? East Texans talk-back with our news partner: KTBB and host Garth Maier.