As the nearly month-long government shutdown continues and some federal agencies find creative ways to fund programs, Virginia senators are concerned some other functions are not getting enough attention.
WOODSTOCK – While Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program funding has been assured for February, more questions have arisen over the long-term future of the program.
Despite a murky timeline for seeing the federal government return to full capacity, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has offered assurances that those receiving Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits, formerly known as food stamps, won’t go hungry, at least…
Farmers seeking relief from the continuing trade war with China caught a break Tuesday when U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a deadline extension for the Market Facilitation Program.
As Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill last week, farmers cleared one major hurdle in front of them. Next on the horizon is the United States — Mexico — Canada Agreement — a revamped version of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Shenandoah Valley native Matt Lohr has been appointed to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist.
Local and state politicians have carved out clear and opposing positions on the net neutrality debate, which came to a head Dec. 14 when the Federal Communications Commission voted 3–2 to remove existing regulations on internet service providers.
LAS VEGAS — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives,…