The Washington Bullpen, Episode 3

WASHINGTON – This week on the “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub discusses the green card law change proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, President Trump’s United Nations press conference and the Kavanaugh confirmation vote and testimonies.

Commission, Congress Evaluate SNAP and Needs of Hungry Americans

Forty eight million.

That is how many people lived in hungry households in the United States in 2014, according to the Food Research and Action Center.

In order to combat this huge problem, the National Commission on Hunger recently recommended that Congress and the Obama administration create a cross-agency, coordinated national plan to end hunger.

Unlike 2013, food aid would stop with another government shutdown

Federal food assistance program has no reserves to hold it over in the event of a government shutdown.

Lack of Manpower at Maryland Food Bank Slows Flow of Donations to Pantries

The Maryland Food Bank has the supplies to meet the high demands of local pantries. But it doesn’t have the manpower and needs volunteers.

Government Shutdown Puts Women and Children Most at Risk of Losing Nutrition Program Funding

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children is the first food supplement program that would lose funding in Maryland if the federal government shutdown was prolonged.

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