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June 3, 2011

Farm Subsidies 

Farm Subsidies

House Votes to Limit Farm Subsidies

A House budget committee voted to change who receives farm subsidies. Now, it's farmers who make $250,000 or less annually, down from $750,000.

May 25, 2011

Supporting Farms 

farm

Farm Subsidy Program Could Get A Make-Over

President Obama outlined a plan to limit farm subsidies so that farmers who make over $250,000 will not receive them, but the plan met resistance.

January 21, 2011

White House Meals 

State Dinner

The State Dinner Was Quintessentially American

Local American food played an important role in last night's state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao.

May 11, 2010

Childhood Obesity 

Michelle Obama hula hooping

White House Task Force Outlines Plan To Deal With Childhood Obesity

Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.

March 24, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

a school lunch

Senate Agriculture Committee Moves To Improve School Lunches

The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs

August 13, 2009

Climate Change 

A smoke stack surrounded by pollution.

Wealthy Nations Agree To Cut CO2 Emissions, US Lags Behind

The United Nations has announced that industrialized nations around the world have agreed to cut CO2 emissions, but the US still lags behind.

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