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January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
Myron Frans, Minnesota’s management and budget commissioner
Minn. rushes to approve February food stamps help
January 14, 2019 - 9:52pm
December 20, 2018
Sen. John Hoeven, left, R-N.D., and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue talked with Forum News Service representatives on March 9. Purdue says getting President Trump to sign the farm bill was contingent on plans from the USDA to tighten SNAP regulations. Dave Samson / Forum News Service
USDA moves forward on tightening SNAP work requirements
December 20, 2018 - 3:29pm
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
September 14, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We shouldn’t compromise on the issue of family nutrition
September 14, 2018 - 7:20am
July 9, 2018
Farmers hope the farm bill remains a priority in Washington this summer
July 9, 2018 - 7:08am
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
May 7, 2018
The draft legislation of the $100 billion Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 passed out of the House Agriculture Committee on April 18, but on a party line vote versus the bipartisan support the farm bill usually garners. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SNAP fight in House could derail farm bill
May 7, 2018 - 6:37am
March 5, 2018
Commentary: 'Harvest Box' is a bad idea as SNAP alternative
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
February 22, 2018
Brandon Lipps is the administrator of Food and Nutrition Service and acting deputy undersecretary for USDA’s Food Nutrition and Consumer Services. USDA photo.
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
March 12, 2017
SNAP=Ed nutrition educator Samantha Barron and Jodi Perry of the Pine River Area Food Shelf show just some of the seeds that will be available at the new Pine River seed library. Travis Grimler / Forum News Service
At this central Minn. library, they're checking out seeds as well as books
March 12, 2017 - 10:00am
February 5, 2014
Decreasing food support nationally, increasing tax locally
February 5, 2014 - 7:37pm
November 18, 2013
Food stamp help reduced in Minnesota
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
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