By Alan Pyke on March 19, 2014
Half of the states affected by the recent cut to food stamps have now announced plans to block the cuts.
By Alan Pyke on March 14, 2014
Oregon will spend $2 million to preserve 28 times as much money in food stamp benefits.
By Alan Pyke on March 6, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.
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By Katie Valentine on January 29, 2014
Conservation programs, renewable energy, and agriculture are all affected by this year's Farm Bill.
By Alan Pyke on January 28, 2014
Here's a guide to a new farm bill chock full of agriculture and anti-poverty policies.
By Alan Pyke on January 3, 2014
The multi-year farm bill fight may be winding down, but critics say a central piece of the budding compromise is deeply flawed.
By Alan Pyke on December 13, 2013
Senate leaders say they won't take the bait, which means food stamps recipients get a brief reprieve from cuts.
By Alan Pyke on December 12, 2013
With deadlines looming, Congress needs to take two simple steps (and hold off on a third) to avoid inflicting needless economic pain on millions.
By Alan Pyke on December 10, 2013
Democrats are signaling support for a technical change to food stamps rules that would reduce benefits for millions without kicking anyone out of the program.
By Alan Pyke on November 7, 2013
Government farm programs sent more than $11.3 million to billionaires since 1995.