23 May, 2024
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Congressional Clash Over SNAP Benefits: Impact of Farm Bill Food Fight

As the expiration date for the 2018 version of the farm bill approaches on September 30, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has taken center stage in the contentious discussions within the closely divided House of Representatives.  The farm bill, comprehensive legislation revisited approximately every five years, addressing issues ranging from agriculture to conservation and […]

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Oregon Elections Chief Implements Rule for Chronically Absent Lawmakers

Oregon Secretary of State LaVonne Griffin-Valade declared on Tuesday that the 10 Republican senators who racked up more than 10 unexcused absences during a legislative walkout are ineligible to compete for reelection in 2024 in an effort to clear up any misunderstanding regarding their eligibility. The announcement came in response to concerns raised by Republicans […]