There is 94,000 square feet of warehouse space at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and 27,000,000 pounds of food go in and out of here yearly. Starting Friday, those supplies are going to go out much faster with the cut in food stamp benefits.
Users of the Electronic Benefits Transfer System locally and in other states have reported that their cards weren’t working Saturday.
The House of Representatives may cut funding to the world’s major food stamp program SNAP, or Supplemental Nutritional Food Program, which would take away food assistance to many Americans.
From farm fresh fruits and vegetables to flowers and even homemade baked goods, a lot of people are looking forward to the return of farmers’ markets.
You’ve been hearing plenty about the Fiscal Cliff over the last few weeks, but what about the Dairy Cliff? While the threat of the fiscal disaster looms in Washington D.C., there’s another issue that’s not getting much attention. And within days, it could have you paying outrageous prices for milk.
Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]
Santorum’s success tomorrow really depends on the conservative base of the Iowa Republican party, and today he was working hard to get them to forget the polls showing him in third place.