Tag: cuts

As a child, I often walked the short distance from my family’s tenement house in Woonsocket, R.I., to the neighborhood store to buy milk and bread. I paid with food stamps, which my family needed…

The Department of Agriculture’s four-paragraph announcement in the Federal Register of a “revision of categorical eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” didn’t fool anyone: The government is proposing to kick 3.1 million people off…

Dear editor, I attended the last session of the city council meeting which was mainly to approve a city budget for 2020. There were widely different opinions as to how the available money was to…

WASHINGTON — Another round of talks aimed at resolving nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan has ended without a deal, but the Trump administration is moving ahead regardless with plans to substantially cut the number…

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring, and today said that it will…

WASHINGTON (AP) ? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell, Washington?s odd couple, have a limited set of mutual legislative interests in a capital beset by dysfunction and awash in presidential politics.…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s proposed budget dealing with pensions appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her efforts to boost spending on public schools and expand the state’s…