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Our Labor Day started off with some extremely small pockets of rain for the coast this morning. Most areas should see a rain-free day, with a 30% coverage of showers in our forecast. Highs today will reach the lower 90's. More moisture leads to increased rain coverage for Tuesday. A 50% coverage of showers returns for Tuesday. Highs will ...
Lawmakers proposing to cut food stamp program by $4 billion
House Republicans are preparing legislation that would cut the food stamps program by $4 billion.
A small groups of Republicans are trying to advance the legislation as early as next month.
The measure would cut $4 billion -- or five percent -- from the $80-billion food stamp program.
The program has doubled in cost since 2008. Senators have approved lower cuts to the program.