President Donald Trump?s proposals to slash federal aid to the poor, the sick and people living in rural areas reflect conservatives' demands for a smaller federal government but target many of the very people who voted
The latest 2018 federal budget circulating Washington calls for a $3.6 trillion slash in government spending over the next decade, including $38 billion less for farm supports that includes new limits on crop insurance
Dubbing it a “Blue Apron-type” program, the White House wants to shift some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program dollars from purchases at retail stores to boxes of non-perishables shipped to homes.
Details for planned furloughs of inspectors at meatpacking plants are becoming more clear. USDA previously announced the mandatory unpaid days off would be necessary due to the budget cuts mandated under the "sequestrat
Touting success in securing tax reform and cutting regulations in his first year in office, President Trump vowed progress on infrastructure and immigration policy during his first State of the Union Address.
In testimony on behalf of the National Association of Counties (NACo), Mathias McCauley, director of regional planning and community development for the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, this week urged the U.S
The U.S. government will trim payments to 350,000 farmers by about $152 million to comply with automatic spending cuts that took effect at the start of this month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Tuesday.