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The St. Francis University Upward Bound Program is to participate in the 2013 Summer Food Service Program June 16-26. Free meals will be provided to Upward Bound students in Cambria County. To qualify for Upward Bound, students must meet the income...
Some of Baltimore's best-known candy makers are pressing Congress to overturn a decades-old sugar policy they say is leaving a bad taste in their mouth. Goetze's Candy Co., Wockenfuss Candies and others want lawmakers to rethink long-standing...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut — or roughly a half of 1 percent — to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill. Food stamps now cost almost $80 billion annually and are...
WASHINGTON — Senators pushed forward Monday with changes to a sweeping immigration overhaul over the objections of a union of immigration officers that announced its opposition to the bill. The legislation, written by a bipartisan group of...
Editor's Note: Nancy Sarowski, will be writing every Tuesday on conservative issues. We strive to maintain a equal political balance on our opinion page and will continue to publish Kendall Stanley's column on Mondays. Stanley writes from a progressive...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate should cut crop insurance subsidies, the most expensive part of the farm safety net, by $1 billion a year before it passes the new farm bill, the White House said on Monday. The five-year farm bill would...
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
Florida officials are cracking down on those who rip off taxpayers by defrauding public-assistance programs — a crime estimated to cost the state as much as $1.35 billion last year. On Tuesday, leaders from the Department of Children and Families...
By WILLIAM P. HOJNACKI I am very disappointed in the way that the Obama administration is dealing with the Republicans in the ongoing discussions concerning the federal budget. The administration has, once again, allowed the Republicans to set the agenda...
Thousands of the poorest South Florida residents are not claiming somewhere between $383 million and $1 billion in federal aid for which they qualify, according to estimates from researchers at the South Florida Regional Planning Council. Palm Beach...
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