Daily Archives: May 6, 2013

MORNING NEWS: Gillibrand Pushes for Increased Funding for Food Stamp Program

Originally posted on WRFA-LP 107.9 FM:
NEW YORK – New York’s junior U.S. Senator is calling for an increase in federal funding for food stamp – or “SNAP” – programs across the country. With the U.S. Senate set to debate the…

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What Does House Committee Membership Actually Represent?

Membership on a major House of Representatives committee is frequently cited by a given Member as an indication of how important that person is in the larger political scheme in the Congress. It is often touted as a badge of … Continue reading

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Is This A Way To Run A Democracy?

On May 2nd we posted an article,”PACs Contributions To Senate’s Background Checks Voters” which was the first in an series looking at the recent Manchin-Toomey Background Check amendment to the Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013. … Continue reading

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