WBEZ http://wuis.org en Taking The SNAP Challenge Is Not Easy http://wuis.org/post/taking-snap-challenge-not-easy <p>How well would you do living off $4.80 a day for food?&nbsp;</p><p>The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is often the way some families get food. The<strong> SNAP Challenge</strong> is designed to illustrate what it&#39;s like to live off the allotment given to those who receive what are commonly called food stamps.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:11:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 9840 at http://wuis.org Taking The SNAP Challenge Is Not Easy Same Sex Marriage Activists Target House Republicans http://wuis.org/post/same-sex-marriage-activists-target-house-republicans <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill to legalize gay marriage in Illinois will be waiting for lawmakers when they head back to Springfield next month.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bill already passed the State Senate - but is stuck in the House.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now, proponents are in the midst of a lobbying campaign targeted at an unlikely group of lawmakers: House Republicans.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But as </span>WBEZ&rsquo;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alex Keefe report Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Alex Keefe/WBEZ 9567 at http://wuis.org Same Sex Marriage Activists Target House Republicans