California’s Struggle to Get Food Stamps to the Hungry

The Golden State leaves a lot of federal money on the table as low-income residents struggle to put food on theirs

With full participation in California’s food stamp program, the state’s poor would receive an additional $1.8 billion in federal funds each year. Pending legislation would require the state to close in on that goal. Some say it’s too ambitious for a state where 58 counties manage an arduous application in a variety of ways.

Jul 23, 2019

Looking Back — and Ahead

As Comstock’s magazine celebrates 30 years of publishing, we asked some members of our Editorial Advisory Board to share perspectives on their industries.

Tom Couzens