Immigration Reform passes Senate (with a big border security beef-up)
by Alex Stonehill
Comprehensive immigration reform easily passed through the Senate Thursday, including an amendment adding billions of new dollars for border enforcement.
Jun 27, 2013
Why the food fight over the Farm Bill matters to you
by Anna Goren
The Farm Bill is a classic democratic-process-headache: a 1,000 page piece of legislation that takes on all things food and agriculture related. It covers everything from food stamps to farmland conservation to nutrition programs to farm subsidies. Past versions have mostly benefited big farmers of soy, corn, and other commodity crops, along with large corporations […]
Jul 18, 2012