WASHINGTON, D.C — Some 2,500 retail establishments in the U.S. are no longer able to accept payments from Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) because their licenses have expired. During the partial shutdown of the federal government, those licenses are not being renewed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
NARROWSBURG, NY — Local activists gathered in Narrowsburg on January 19 to mark the second anniversary of the Women’s March, which emerged two years ago in reaction to the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, DC — A compromise on the terms of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, passed in congress last week, meaning all that’s left of the $867 billion bill is a signature from the President.
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybee, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman John Faso (R-NY), Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH), and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) have introduced legislation to improve efforts to educate seniors on opioid alternatives through the Medicare Part D program. The proposed legislation, HR 5685, is titled the “Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018.”
WASHINGTON, DC — While the 2018 Farm Bill appears to be bogged down by partisan differences, there are some changes occurring in the dairy world thanks to the recent passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 in Washington.
WASHINGTON, DC — A federal three-judge panel ruled on March 19 that it would not step into the redistricting process in Pennsylvania, and therefore the new map drawn by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, with a consultant, will be the map used in the state for the congressional election this fall.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on February 26 declined to overturn a lower court ruling that said the administration of President Donald Trump must keep the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program operational, at least for now.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on February 2 denied a motion for a stay regarding the redrawing of the Congressional District maps in Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON, DC — In the aftermath of a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that congressional districts are unconstitutional because they are too gerrymandered, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule the state court.