SNAP Proposal Threatens To Cut Food Assistance For Thousands Of NC Kids By Liz Schlemmer • May 17, 2017 Dept. of Agriculture The State Senate's recent budget proposal includes a provision that threatens to cut food assistance for tens of thousands of children in North Carolina. The Clock Ticks On The Farm Bill By Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio • Dec 10, 2013 Brian Stansberry, via Wikipedia Listen Listening... / 6:36 Washington reporter for News 14 Carolina Geoffrey Bennett talks about the farm bill negotiations Lawmakers are in negotiation for a five-year farm bill. SNAP! Residents To Get Less In Food Stamps By Leoneda Inge • Oct 31, 2013 Dept. of Agriculture People on food stamps have been receiving a little extra in their monthly payments thanks to the economic stimulus package passed in 2009. But Friday, November 1, those extra benefits end.