farm bill

It is painfully obvious that too many elected officials in Washington, D.C. have lost touch with the struggling people of this nation. This was demonstrated recently when House leaders proposed a Farm Bill that would have cut aid to food stamp (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients by a whopping $20 billion over a 10-year period. [...]

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Among the vital public policy issues postponed until after the election, and now awaiting action by the lame duck Congress, is the so-called “Farm Bill”. We observe that “Farm Bill” is a somewhat misleading moniker that likely distracts the public and their elected officials alike. The fact is that some two-thirds of the dollars spent [...]

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