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Posts tagged nutrition assistance

August 21, 2017

 

Foodlink

Beyond Pantries: This Food Bank Invests In Local Community

Normally food banks distribute donated food to the hungry. But Rochester, NY food bank Foodlink is going beyond that to provide jobs to boost the local economy.

May 25, 2017

 

grocery store sign

Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on.

February 27, 2017

 

Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Pat Roberts

Senate Ag Leaders Hope To Avoid Budget Cuts In New Farm Bill

With both houses of Congress and the White House in Republican hands, it is unclear how lawmakers plan to shape a new bill.

December 22, 2016

 

The South Portico, or

Food Regs Uncertain As White House Changes Hands

As the White House ramps up for a profound transition in January, many questions remain about the fate of food and agriculture legislation under new leadership.

June 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

KFC Double Down

Food Stamps For Fast Food In Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.

April 30, 2010

Government Subsidies 

collin peterson

Anticipating The 2012 Farm Bill

As heated debate over the repercussions of the 2008 Farm Bill wind down, discussion has already started about the next iteration.

December 10, 2009

Food Stamp Programs 

Close up of an old food stamp

In Tough Economic Times, Food Stamps Becoming The Norm

With millions of Americans out of a job, more than 36 million people are currently on food stamps.

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