President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. Here's a closer look at his claims.
By Hope Yen, Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Senate has passed a bill that makes modest modifications to existing farm programs while largely avoiding changes to food stamps, setting up a showdown with the House.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
The measure renews the safety net for farmers as President Donald Trump's tough talk on tariffs threatens to close markets for many of their products.
By Juliet Linderman, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
It’s easy for politics to dominate our news feeds these days. But there are many important stories in the health and medical communities, too. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Dr. Amber Robins, Laura Santhanam
By Frank Carlson, Mike Fritz, Cat Wise
Spending on social welfare programs like SNAP, also known as food stamps, would be dramatically cut under the White House budget unveiled in May. In Arkansas, a state that mirrors the national picture, 14 percent of the population was on…
By Laura Santhanam
For five decades, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps, has provided access to food for millions of Americans and is the nation’s largest program that targets hunger. But policies at the state and federal level could tear…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The House Budget Committee will vote next week on the plan, which would spend far more money next year than Trump has proposed.
By Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press Writers
Tuesday's budget blueprint faces a skeptical reception from Congress.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The GOP majority on the House Agriculture Committee released a two-year review of the program on Wednesday that stops short of making specific policy recommendations, but hints at areas where Republicans could focus: strengthening work requirements and perhaps issuing new…
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