by Alan Pyke Jan 28, 2014
Here's a guide to a new farm bill chock full of agriculture and anti-poverty policies.
by Alan Pyke Jan 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 Dec 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 Dec 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 Dec 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 Nov 7, 2013
Government farm programs sent more than $11.3 million to billionaires since 1995.
by Scott Keyes Nov 6, 2013
"The government should not be in the business of picking winners and losers," farm subsidy recipient and Louisiana Senate candidate declares.
by Alan Pyke Oct 18, 2013
Food stamp cuts appear inevitable as the House and Senate move to conference on the farm bill.
by Aviva Shen Sep 30, 2013
Congress is hours away from a government shutdown, but it's also neglecting another looming deadline: the expiration of the Farm Bill.
by Alan Pyke Sep 25, 2013
A glowing 3,000-word profile of the conservative food stamps critic has lots of problems.