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The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...
In Congress, the land of posturing and pandering, a tussle is going on in a House committee over the Farm Bill, and before you...
Kathy Underhill is the chief executive officer of Hunger Free Colorado, a nonprofit founded in 2009 to tackle the issue of hunger in Colorado...
Washington predictably spared handouts to special interests and slashed support for the poor.
Congress spent two years kicking the can down the road, but it appears members are finally prepared to vote on a farm bill this week.
Benefits passed in 2009 expire November 1, which means families receiving assistance can expect to lose about 16 meals per month.
Do they get that Obamacare is the law of the land? Do they get that they shut down the government? Do they get who will be affected by their proposed $40 billion cut to the nation's food assistance program?
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