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The waterfront Paulus.
All right -- you fight yes another one brewing over the food stamps or snap program.
Our government really seems to love so much we have told you -- the number of people getting them higher than ever before -- not everyone is happy about it well.
What has forbidding food stamps to be used on junk food and forcing -- recipients.
To eat healthy some Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin have proposed this plan needless to say.
Dams in this state are up in arms about how it further stigma ties as the -- fox news's Mike -- He's in Chicago with more Mike.
Well -- -- do you feel like you've got enough government intrusion do you really want government in the kitchen cupboard making restrictions.
Well one Wisconsin lawmaker in particular things the rules are different.
When it's tax dollars that put the food in that -- Hit her and get anything Lucretia terrorist buys food for her kids and pays for groceries -- food stamp card.
I think I'm glad it came they used -- prize strictly -- -- Wisconsin represented -- dean Calvert is trying to change that.
His bill would mandate two thirds of the groceries bought -- government assistance -- food items like vegetables eggs and milk.
Only 13 could buy -- soda and chips.
Juvenile diabetes is those things that transpired because people -- you healthy.
They end up back -- government assistance through the State's medical assistance program.
But -- Cramer was second harvest food bank says this as a bill that would invite big government into the kitchen -- and target before.
And government would get a new burden of defining what constitutes healthy food.
Nationwide we're trying to reduce the role of government so then that it seems contrary to what we're trying to do.
However Lucretia Harris thinks it's fair the government gave me money so I mean you panic out of about a bad line.
-- to be fair not all the food assistance beneficiaries with whom we spoke of Wisconsin.
Well I mean another issue when -- when I read this story before it's a federal program -- -- -- have rights to make -- like us.
Now that's an excellent point and other states have tried to change the federal program and failed on what represented a copper really wants is -- is a waiver from the federal government.
So Wisconsin didn't go ahead with its own implementation of restrictions and he believes was content to blaze a trail for the rest of the nation.
My other thought was that one problem is a lot cheaper to -- junk food.
Than it is -- -- fresh fruit and fresh vegetables and -- your dollar goes a lot farther when you're buying packaged processed food right.
No -- -- taken from a -- -- small market TV you can make -- costs and let's not slash a long time.
So when you really count the dollars and cents and you're talking about -- the end of the month.
This could be making things a little more difficult for poor people as well so there's a lot that goes into the mix is a lot that goes into the opposition yeah I -- another huge problem is that -- put the government in a position of deciding.
What is -- -- I mean where do you put -- down I think -- really have to eat eat eat you don't have to come up with a whole new bureau of government to define what's healthy and what's not healthy.
Are you killing with that last line break a whole new era veteran right there it's like no don't let's not do it forget it.
The -- might not a big east arrives.
Good report abuse well.
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