Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the passage of these bills a “watershed moment”. Farmers and opposition call it a “death warrant”.
The Farm Bill will have profound consequences for the country, especially poor people and rural areas. Negotiations over it have completely stalled.
Proposals being considered by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry would block communities from getting funding.
The House Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill last month and it includes plans to build a massive database in order to catch food stamp participants who register in more than one state.
If you are younger than 50, don't have children or a disability, and rely on government benefits to eat, you could be in trouble soon.
As the holiday season ramps up and cooks everywhere prepare to fill their tables with burnished roasts, bubbling pies, and heaps of holiday cookies, a sobering fact runs counter to the seasonal excess: in America—the wealthiest country in the world...
The state was frustrated by the federal seizure of 286 pounds of seeds, which it will use to cultivate test plots of hemp for research.
The state is frustrated by the federal seizure of 250 pounds of seeds, which it intends to use to cultivate test plots of hemp for research.
Around noon today, it became increasingly clear that the manufactured crisis that was the government shutdown is going to end the way everyone knew it would, with the Republican position collapsing.