SNAP cut decisions tied to Farm Bill
Decisions on cuts to SNAP and other nutrition programs likely will be made in the next few weeks.
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Sequestration cancels tobacco buyout payments
Tobacco farmers may not receive promised payments from the federal government in 2014, a galvanizing issue for both Democrat and Republican officials in Congress who are demanding action.
Obama will allow old plans
His personal and political credibility on the line, President Barack Obama reversed course Thursday and said millions of Americans should be allowed to renew individual coverage plans now ticketed for cancellation under the health care law that is likely to be at the heart of the 2014 elections.
Class at the Capitol
The ways of Washington, D.C. may be hard to fathom, but one Halifax County student is gaining first-hand exposure to national politics by serving as a Congressional intern during her senior year in high school.
Forest Hills Elementary Gets Award & Visit From Congressman Hurt
Congressman Robert Hurt visited the school to help celebrate and to present them with an American Flag that was flown over the Capitol.