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UKCPR Director James Ziliak was recently a guest on NPR's "Marketplace Report" program to discuss the Food Stamp Program.

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The Population Reference Bureau recently published a feature story on SNAP research conducted by UKCPR Director Jim Ziliak.

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UKCPR Director James Ziliak was recently cited in an article for the Economist which discusses the farm bill and its implications on SNAP.

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A recent article titled, "The New Face of Food Stamps: Working-Age Americans," by the Associated Press outlines UKCPR Director James Ziliak's research and analysis of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's (SNAP) participation since 1980.

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    News Arrow UKCPR Director James Ziliak comments in an article by the New York Times chronicling the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.

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On December 4, 2013, UKCPR Director James Ziliak served as a panelist at a forum sponsosored by the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. which focused on two new proposals for aiding America's lower-middle class.

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UKCPR, in tandem with the Univeristy of Wisconsin's Institute for Research on Poverty, is pleased to co-sponsor "Five Decades of Food Stamps," a research conference on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The conference will examine the many changes that have occurred over the program's history and their implications for today's program in light of proposed 2013 programmatic changes.

The conference will be held at the Brookings Institution on September 20, 2013, with attendance by invitation only. For the schedule and list of speakers click here.

       
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UKCPR Director, James Ziliak, discusses the potential impact of budget cuts to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and the voluntary re-instatement of the work requirement in Kansas during an interview with Sylvia Gross on KCUR's "KC Currents" an NPR digital network.

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UKCPR has updated its national dataset of state-level information, as of July 2013. The current data cover the years 1980-2012. Access data>>>

       
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The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) and Feeding America recently released a research report "Spotlight on Senior Hunger," authored by James Ziliak and Craig Gundersen.

This brief provides information on the number of food insecure seniors 60 years of age and above living in the United States in 2011, as well as trends in food insecurity among older adults over the past decade. This report also examines demographic information on food insecure seniors to gain a better understanding of how food insecurity impacts certain segments of the senior population.

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    News Arrow In a recent interview with Pam Fessler from NPR's Morning Edition, UKCPR Director James Ziliak comments on the potential cuts to SNAP as part of the 2013 Farm Bill.

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The IRP RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research is now accepting proposals for their 2014-2015 Small Grants Program. Deadline for notice of intent is April 18, 2014 and proposals are due on May 2, 2014.

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