SNAP Proposal – February 28, 2019

SNAP benefits could change

SNAP proposal means more hunger, not jobs, Democrats tell Perdue The Trump administration will shift able-bodied Americans into better-paying jobs through stricter enforcement of a 90-day limit on food stamps, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told skeptical House lawmakers on Wednesday. Democrats threatened litigation to stop the proposal, which could end… Continue reading

Fear-Your-Food ‘Hysteria’ – February 22, 2019

Biotech backer Perdue blasts fear-your-food ‘hysteria’ The “fear-your-food” movement, fed in large part by the ceaseless churning of the internet, could sideline, deter, or even derail the use of such crucial agricultural tools as pesticides and genetically engineered crops and livestock, warned Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Thursday. One counselor’s… Continue reading