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Wis. lawmakers to limit foods purchased with food stamps

The Republican-sponsored bill would require those using food stamps to use at least two-third of their monthly benefits to buy nutritional foods like beef, chicken and produce, and prohibit those same people from buying crab, lobster, shrimp and other shellfish with their food stamps.

Work requirements coming to FoodShare program

Starting April 1st, adults between the ages of 18 and 49 that do not have a minor living in their home may need to meet a work requirement in order to get food stamps.