WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives failed to pass a massive farm bill on Friday after 30 Republicans including Rep. John Katko broke with the party just before the vote. Katko, R-Camillus, said in an interview that he couldn't …
Leaders could decide to write a bipartisan bill instead without the food stamp cuts, which would be much easier to pass. …
Fundamentally, the failed farm bill would have cut more than $23 billion in food …
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - There's a lot of uncertainty for food stamps in the bayou state. It has people at the Northeast Louisiana Food Bank concerned. "We like improvements, but cuts worry us," Jean Toth, executive director NELA food …
The changes would cut spending on this nutritional benefit for the poor — commonly called SNAP or food stamps — by more than $17 billion over the next decade and reduce the number of Americans getting these benefits by about 1.2 …
States already have the option to require parents to cooperate with the child …
The south Jersey Republican once again broke with the rest of the New Jersey congressional delegation and voted for legislation that would have funded farm subsidies for the next five years while imposing new restrictions on food stamps …
"He said it "turns around and wastes billions ... cut from SNAP benefits to create a massive, untested workforce training bureaucracy." In addition to food stamps, the measure would renew farm safety-net programs such as subsidies for …
Indeed, the food stamp program (now called “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …