Comments for: Committee rejects food stamp junk food ban

Posted May 09, 2013, at 7:23 p.m.
Last modified May 10, 2013, at 6:41 a.m.

AUGUSTA | Proposals by Gov. Paul LePage that would bar food stamp recipients from using benefits to buy junk food and make convicted drug felons ineligible for public assistance were rejected by lawmakers at the committee level along party lines Thursday. Both measures, which are part of LePage’s efforts …

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