Inside the Most Important Battle in Congress You Aren't Paying Attention To
The Farm Bill will have profound consequences for the country, especially poor people and rural areas. Negotiations over it have completely stalled.
A Proposed Database of Food Stamp Recipients Isn't Only Cruel, It's a Security Risk
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.
America's Economy Is Recovering, But Its Food Security Isn't
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...
Kentucky Wants to Grow Hemp So Badly, It’s Suing the Federal Government
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.