Fox News reports Maritha Nelson’s $240 in food stamps has run out, leaving her $9 in cash and seven people to feed. The 50-year-old single mother, who entered the U.S. by swimming across the Rio Grande, has government funded housing, medication, and $700 a month in Social Security. She’s been on assistance for 20 years, and wants others to know that help is available.
Florida is teeming with food stamp recruiters…who have a goal: increase federal aid to Florida by $1 billion a year. Expert navigators help “clients” apply online for multiple federal aid programs at the same time.