Tag Archives: SNAP

This Week On The Fallon Forum: ISU Police Chase, Water, Climate Change, SNAP

Dear Friends, The police chase and shooting death on the Iowa State University campus last week has been the subject of much conversation, not just in Iowa but across the country. Was the use of deadly force by the police … Continue reading

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Steve King Votes Against Food For Iowans

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Despite Republicans, Medicare Still Alive

Slightly over 48 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson took a trip to Independence, Missouri to sign the newly passed Medicare bill. Independence was the home of former President Harry S. Truman who had worked tirelessly during his administration to pass … Continue reading

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Farm Bill Forum in Johnson County

On Saturday, July 27, Rep. Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-07), ranking member of the house agriculture committee, held a farm bill forum at the Johnson County Extension Office. Over 40 people attended, and a lot of ground … Continue reading

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How SNAP Hits Home in Iowa

Thanks once again to our friends at Iowa Fiscal Partnership where we are able to get some clear eyed analyses of what the true effects of policies will be. IFP BACKGROUNDER Farm Bill Debate Carries Implications for Many Thousands of … Continue reading

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Will the Lame Duck be Lame?

Will anything get done in the lame duck session of congress between now and the end of year holidays? The answer is yes. Like during the 2010 lame duck session, expect congress to get some stuff done, and the debate … Continue reading

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