WASHINGTON, D.C. - Officials with the National Newspaper Association announced their support last week for a new bill that would force retailers to disclose food stamp payments.

The measure follows a June ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which allowed the retailers to keep the information private. In its ruling, the high court sided with a grocers’ industry group and said the information could be treated as confidential, though the retailers do not submit the information to the government.

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