posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:41 PM
After passing out of the Senate Agriculture Committee 15-5, the full Senate began floor debate on the Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013.
posted on April 16, 2013 at 10:51 AM
The ongoing budget battle in Washington ramped up this week as President Obama sent Congress his $3.8 trillion spending request for fiscal year 2014. Seeking common ground with Republicans, the president’s plan aims to reduce the federal debt...
posted on December 7, 2012 at 1:23 PM
Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., signaled her eagerness to pair the two bills saying the farm bill's passage would be "a significant first step in meeting the critical deficit reduction challenges our country must face...
posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department says it is going to impose tougher penalties on stores that violate food stamp rules and give states new tools to root out applicants who are ineligible for the benefit program that now covers about...
posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash — sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist — and then asking the...
posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM