As Congress and the president try to find a solution to the issues surrounding the so-called "fiscal cliff," many observers are left wondering what will be the ulti
In June of this year 46.7 million Americans—about one in seven—received benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—SNAP. SNAP is, of course, the name of the program still called “food stamps” by many people.
The failure of Congress to pass a new Farm Bill is another example of the institutional and structural dysfunction currently affecting the Congress.
In the second of two conversations centered on food (check out our talk from earlier the same day on the role of low-wage food service workers in our economy), former Agriculture Secretary and current Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program Dan Glickman moderates a discussion on "The Future of Food."
President Obama called on Congress last week to work with his administration to introduce reforms that would make the federal government more efficient. We asked some of our experts what they would recommend.