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Politics

No More Farmers' Market Vouchers

http://ozarkspub.vo.llnwd.net/o37/KSMU/audio/mp3/nomorefarm_1669.mp3

Missouri will no longer offer vouchers for low-income mothers and seniors to use at farmers' markets. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.

STATE LAWMAKERS CUT FUNDING FOR THE PROGRAM, EVEN THOUGH THE STATE WAS GETTING 4 DOLLARS FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR EVERY DOLLAR IT SPENT.

THE THREE DOLLAR VOUCHERS OR COUPONS WENT TO LOW-INCOME MOTHERS AND SENIORS THROUGH THE WIC PROGRAM

LEAH BONEBRAKE SELLS EGGS, HONEY AND VEGETABLES AT THE COMMERCIAL STREET MARKET IN SPRINGFIELD