Comments for: Lawmakers split on bill to ban Mainers from buying junk food with food stamps

Posted June 19, 2013, at 1:18 p.m.
Last modified June 20, 2013, at 12:58 a.m.

AUGUSTA | The Maine House and Senate were at odds Wednesday over a bill aimed at barring food stamp recipients from spending their state-issued benefits on soft drinks and certain snack foods. The Democratically controlled Senate on Wednesday morning reversed itself from a Tuesday vote and opted to turn …

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