- House bill would allow drug testing for food stamps Updated: Feb-11-16 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON - A key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.
- Proposal would create wetland mitigation bank for farmers Updated: Feb-07-16 12:10 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A proposal that's under federal review would establish a wetland mitigation credit system that could benefit farmers in South Dakota.
- Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients.
- Officials from Obama's Cabinet lining up behind Clinton Updated: Jan-25-16 3:32 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy lately. She's been wrapping herself in his Cabinet.
- Navy carrier group powered partly by biofuel sets sail Updated: Jan-20-16 10:34 pm
SAN DIEGO - The Navy on Wednesday launched its first carrier strike group powered partly by biofuel - a mix made from beef fat - calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.
- Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier Updated: Jan-20-16 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee.
- New Mexico delegation pushes for disaster declaration Updated: Jan-15-16 6:16 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's congressional delegation is calling on the federal government to quickly approve the state's request for disaster assistance to deal with the effects of a massive snowstorm.
- US Agriculture Secretary talks rural opportunity in Ohio Updated: Jan-15-16 3:16 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has planned a visit to Ohio to talk about rural growth and opportunity.